How to make Rhubarb & Raspberry Jam | Rosie Makes Jam Recipes

Rhubarb & Raspberry Jam

A delightfully fresh Spring jam to make, especially if you have some raspberries left in the freezer


Weighed after trimming
1.5 kg
1.5 kg
Sugar, White granulated
1 kg
Juice of Lemon
2 each

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Sugar, White granulated

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  1. Wash the rhubarb sticks and chop into short lengths.
  2. Put into a preserving pan with the raspberries and lemon juice and cook over a medium heat until really soft but the pieces of rhubarb are still whole, 20-30 mins. Stirr often to prevent sticking.
  3. Off the heat, add the sugar and stir to dissolve. We would normally use equal sugar to fruit but a lot of water evaporates from the rhubarb.
  4. Return to the heat and bring up to a rolling boil. Test for a set after 8-12 minutes, return to the heat to cook for longer if necessary.
  5. Jar up into warm, sterilised jars and leave to cool and set.
  6. Enjoy on crumpets, porridge or as a delicious filling for a sponge cake.

How long will it take to make?

Preparation time:
20 mins
Cooking time:
30 mins
Total time:
50 mins
Soaking overnight
not included in total time

How much?

11-12 190ml/8oz jars

Look after it

Can store in a cool dark place for at least a year

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Useful links

Try the 212ml 8oz Orcio jar  for this jam which shows off the contents beautifully