Favourite Bed & Breakfas Recipies: Raspberry Jam
For each 800g of fruit we use 1kg of jam sugar.Method
Using jam sugar negates the need to keep testing for setting point, you simply boil for 4 minutes and it's done. Much simpler.
Many recpies say mash the fruit before starting but we don't think this is necessary, the fruit will break up naturally and you'll end up with more whole fruit pieces in your finished jam.
If you allow the jam to cool a little before putting in jars it will help any fruit pieces left to stay distributed, rather than all floating to the top.
Take care when making jam: Boiling sugar is very hot.