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Homemade Raspberry Jam

Delicious and super easy to make! This Homemade Raspberry Jam is the perfect topping for all your favorite breakfast foods or desserts.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Additional Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 12 mins
Course: Condiments
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 /2 cup
Calories: 65kcal
Author: Traci


  • 2 cups raspberries
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice


  • Place raspberries in a glass bowl and cover with sugar.
  • Stir gently until sugar is incorporated with raspberries.
  • Let stand 2-3 hours, stirring gently every 15-20 minutes, until juicy.
  • Place in a saucepan and add lemon juice.
  • Cook over medium low heat for about 10 minutes, until syrup starts to thicken.
  • Remove from heat.


  • If you don't have access to fresh raspberries, you can use frozen ones. Just make sure to thaw them!
  • You can use store-bought lemon juice.
Expert Tips
  • If you're like us and tend to forget things, you can leave these raspberries macerating overnight if it becomes too late to cook.
  • You can strain the seeds out if you want, but you will most likely end up with much less jam.
  • Overcooked the jam? No problem! You can add a few Tablespoons of water to loosen it.
  • This recipe is vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free!
  • It's best to store the jam in the fridge.


Serving: 1Tablespoon | Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Sodium: 1mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g