There is something about making your own jam from the fruits of your own garden. Fresh and in season. I used to think that making jam could be difficult and time consuming, but I have learnt over the years that it can be as simple or as complicated as you like. Through trial and error have come up with this simple easy jam recipe that is pretty much good for any fruit. It does not keep to long but honestly once made it does not stay long in the jar.
- 2 cups of any seasonal fruit
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds (optional)
- 2 tablespoons warm water
- 2 tablespoons honey
- Add all ingredients, starting with 2 tablespoons of the honey, to a bowl and with a fork start to whip it until it is the texture you prefer. I am not a huge fan of chunky jam (except marble-aid) so I keep working it until it is almost a smooth texture. Taste and add more honey if it is needed. (if you like sweet jam add more honey, but it also depends on the fruit as some can be very tart). Once finished then transfer the combined mixture into an old clean jar and allow to set in the fridge, for about an hour. Enjoy!
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