Jam without added sugar: 6 tasty DIY recipes

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Sugar-free jam. Today we offer you some recipes for the preparation of jams without sugar and without any type of added sweetener. It is advisable to use well-ripened fruit so that the jams are still sweet. Cooked sugar-free jams can be kept in the pantry for at least three months and after opening they must be placed in the refrigerator and consumed within a few days.



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Today we offer you some recipes for the preparation of sugar-free jams e without any kind of added sweetener. It is advisable to use well-ripened fruit so that the jams are still sweet. Cooked sugar-free jams are preserved in the pantry for at least three months and after opening they must be placed in the refrigerator and consumed within a few days.



To make the consistency of apricot, pear and apple jams, you can add a teaspoon of agar in powder. Each jam can be prepared not only in large quantities to keep it for a long time, but also in small quantities to be used immediately, for example to prepare a tart.

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Apricot jam

To prepare apricot jam without using sugar, just choose ripe fruit and then add 50 grams of apple to thicken. Here the complete recipe.

Raw strawberry jam

500 grams of strawberries
2 spoons of ground chia seeds
Lemon or lime juice (optional)

This Strawberry jam has a peculiarity: does not require cooking. It is therefore not long-life, but can be freshly prepared to be consumed within a few days and placed in the refrigerator in the meantime. Wash the strawberries and remove the leaves. Cut them in half and blend them in a normal blender until the mixture is smooth and homogeneous. Pour into the strawberry puree i Chia seeds ground and mix. You can also add a little lemon or lime juice. Pour the jam into a jar, close with a lid and let it thicken in the refrigerator. Keep it in the refrigerator and consume it within a few days. It can be spread on slices of bread like classic jam.

Sultana marmalade

  • 250 grams of sultanas (dehydrated raisins)
  • 180 milliliters of water
  • 1 pinch of ground cinnamon

Rinse the sultanas in a colander. Pour it into a saucepan and add the indicated amount of water and a pinch of ground cinnamon. Cook over low heat until the raisins have completely absorbed the water. Blend using an immersion blender and transfer the jam thus obtained, while still boiling, into sterilized glass jars, to be closed immediately. Since raisins are very sweet in their own right, no need to add sugar.



Pear and ginger jam

To prepare the pear and ginger jam you will only need three ingredients: pears, ginger and apples. Easy to make and perfect even for those who follow a restrictive diet, not having any type of added sugar. Perfect for filling your desserts or simply to spread on a slice of bread. Here is the complete recipe for pear and ginger jam with no added sugar.

Apple and cinnamon jam

  • 500 grams of apples
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ glass of water

Wash and peel the apples. Remove the cores and cut them into small cubes, in order to facilitate cooking. Pour them into a saucepan with the juice of half a lemon, half a glass of water and a teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Cook for 40 minutes on low heat and blend the jam with an immersion blender before transferring it to glass jars for storage.



Persimmon jam

Persimmon jam can be made in a few minutes, it is perfect to be consumed for breakfast on toast, to fill pies and biscuits, and to prepare a good sandwich with bread and jam to take to school for recreation. Here is the complete recipe to follow.

Marta Albè

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