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In grape season, it's time to make delicious and thick jam from it. Any grape is suitable here - both dark and light, with or without seeds. This jam will be a pleasant addition to tea, as a filling or topping for pancakes, pancakes, waffles!

  • General \ asset cooking time: 2 hours \ 45 minutes
  • Servings Per Container: 20 Servings
  • Calories (100g): 132 kcal
  • Cost: very economical

How to make grape jam

  • Grapes - 2 kg (fresh or frozen)
  • Sugar - 500 g

Preparation:

  • Prepare ingredients - grapes and sugar. Wash the grapes thoroughly.

    If you are using frozen grapes, then you do not need to defrost them in advance.

    Prepare a kitchen scale.

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  • Weigh the empty saucepan in which you plan to cook the jam.

    Separate the grapes from the twigs, sort out and remove all the spoiled berries. Add the berries to the pan and weigh it again, calculate the weight of the grapes.

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  • Cover the grapes with sugar at the rate of 1: 0.25 (250 grams of sugar per 1 kg of grapes).

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  • If possible, leave the grapes with sugar for 2-3 hours to extract the juice. You can start making the jam immediately after adding the sugar.

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  • Put the pan on the fire and cook over high heat after boiling for about 25-35 minutes (depending on the grape variety). The grapes must be fully cooked andbecome soft.

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  • Rub the grapes through a sieve along with the resulting syrup.

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  • Cook the resulting liquid mass over high heat, stirring occasionally, until it decreases in volume by about 2 times (about 25-35 minutes).

    The mass should become moderately thick. A drop of syrup should not spread on a horizontal surface

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  • Prepare jars and sterilize them in any convenient way.

    For example, cans and lids can be pre-washed with baking soda, then put on a baking sheet in a cold electric oven and turn on the oven to heat up to 120-140 ° C.

    Sterilize the jars for 20-25 minutes.

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  • Pour boiling jam into hot sterilized jars, close tightly and leave to cool at room temperature.

    After cooling, the jam will thicken. From 2 kg of grapesit turns out about 900 ml of jam.

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  • Advice:

    Sugar can be added not at the beginning of the cooking process, but after rubbing the grapes into a saucepan with the resulting liquid puree.

    Any grape can be used to make jam, even sour grapes and seeds that are not suitable for eating or baking.

    Perfect for this jam are varieties with seeds that will not go into the jam when wiped.

    The density and richness of the dark color of the jam depend on the duration of cooking the mashed mass.

    Store the prepared jam in a cool place or in the refrigerator.

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Things to know (Q&A)

Is jam made from grapes?

To make a really fine grape jam, you need to remove the seeds from grapes . They much larger than raspberry or blackberry seeds, and once you've cooked a batch down, if you haven't removed the seeds, there are a lot of grape seeds in the finished jam.

How do you remove seeds from grapes to make jam?

Cut the grapes in half and dig out the seed from each grape for using in recipes. Puree the grapes and remove the seeds for juicing or use in jelly. Set a sieve over a bowl to catch the seeded puree. Force the skinned grapes through a sieve to separate the seeds and use the puree in your recipes.

What is the best grape jam?

To make a really fine grape jam, you need to remove the seeds from grapes . They much larger than raspberry or blackberry seeds, and once you've cooked a batch down, if you haven't removed the seeds, there are a lot of grape seeds in the finished jam.

Is grape jelly made from grapes?

Nutrition Tip: This Homemade Concord Grape Jelly is made with the extracted grape juice of Concord grapes , sugar and pectin. It provides you with an excellent alternative to a fat-free spread.

What are jam grapes?

A dark plum colored seedless grape with a deeply sweet juicy flavor similar to grape jam.

How do you remove seeds from grapes to make jam?

Cut the grapes in half and dig out the seed from each grape for using in recipes. Puree the grapes and remove the seeds for juicing or use in jelly. Set a sieve over a bowl to catch the seeded puree. Force the skinned grapes through a sieve to separate the seeds and use the puree in your recipes.

What is the main ingredient in jam?

Essentially the principal ingredients used in jam making are simply fruit and sugar . However, depending upon the actual recipe itself, there may be a number of additional ingredients added to the pot, such as spices, ginger and lemon juice (for fruit with little in the way of natural acid).

How do you extract seeds from grapes?

Cut the grapes in half and dig out the seed from each grape for using in recipes. Puree the grapes and remove the seeds for juicing or use in jelly. Set a sieve over a bowl to catch the seeded puree. Force the skinned grapes through a sieve to separate the seeds and use the puree in your recipes. 21

Is there an easy way to Deseed grapes?

Push the straw into the end where the grape was removed from the bunch. Pierce it straight through to the other side by slightly twisting the straw. Leaving the straw inserted, peel the skin from the bottom of the grape to the stem side. The seed is stuck inside the straw , so you'll be able to remove it easily. 30

How do I use grapes seeds?

Grapes with seeds can be bitten in the same way, where you break the skin, release the jucy, gummy interior, and stop before you break the seeds. Then use your tongue to scooch the seeds aside so you can chew the skin and insides. Send the seeds right back and swallow them whole with the skins and the rest. 30

What is the best tasting grape jam?

The panel, composed of independent professional chefs, determined Welch's earned tops in taste for its multi-serving jar of strawberry spread and grape jelly. ... 20

Which is better Smuckers or Welch's grape jelly?

What is the difference between jam and jelly? Both jelly and jam are made with fruit mixed with pectin and sugar. However, the difference between the two comes in the form of the fruit that goes into them . Jelly is made from fruit juice and jam uses both the fruit pulp and juice. 31

What's the difference between Concord grape jelly and grape jam?

Jam may sound healthier than jelly , but nutritionally, there's not much difference between them. Jam contains fruit, and jelly is made with grape juice, but both often have added sugars—sometimes in the form of high-fructose corn syrup—making these spreads the most processed of the three grape foods shown here. 3

Can you eat old grapes?

Some common traits of bad grapes are a soft texture, a brown discoloration and they will begin to smell a little like vinegar when they are left too long and begin to ferment. Mold will eventually start to appear, so be sure to discard any rotten grapes .

How do you revive old grapes?

Take a large mixing bowl and fill with "cold" water . Immerse the grapes into the water and let sit for about an hour. Drain and put back in the fridge. Your grapes will be good as new!

When should you throw out grapes?

You can tell that grapes are bad if they're soft to the touch, shriveled, have brown (or discolored) spots or bruises , or are moldy. The same is true if they give off a funny (often vinegar-like) smell. Either of these characteristics alone is good enough to tell that these are bad grapes and should be discarded.

What to do with grapes that are sour?

Have you ever bought a bunch of grapes only for them to be too sour to enjoy? Try roasting them! Roasting concentrates the sugar content in grapes and makes the taste more palatable. You can pair roasted grapes with pork or chicken, or use a blender or food processor to make a compote for cheese and crackers.