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Old Fashioned Raspberry Preserves
Old Fashioned Raspberry Preserves
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
So easy and so full of fresh raspberry flavor. These preserves will be like delicious little jars of sunshine on cold winter mornings - and it will take you less than 30 minutes to make six jars of jam!
Course: Condiments, Jam
Servings: 96 1 tablespoon servings
Calories: 34 kcal
Author: Chris Scheuer
  • 4 cups smashed fresh raspberries , use a potato masher to smash the raspberries
  • 4 cups sugar
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  1. Place berries in a large stainless steel or enamel saucepan. Bring to a full boil over high heat, stirring continuously. Boil hard for 1 minute, continuing to stir.
  2. Add sugar, return to a boil, and boil until mixture reaches 220˚F on a candy or instant thermometer.
  3. Add lemon juice and stir very well. Ladle into clean jars for storage in the freezer or into sterilized jars if processing with a water bath. Here is Epicurious’s method for water bath processing. If water-bath processed, this jam can be store at room temperature.
Recipe Notes

Adapted from Epicurious

Nutrition Facts
Old Fashioned Raspberry Preserves
Amount Per Serving
Calories 34
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 0mg0%
Potassium 8mg0%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 0IU0%
Vitamin C 1.6mg2%
Calcium 1mg0%
Iron 0mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.