Spicy Raisin Jam

California raisin jam sparkles with citrus and spice accents.
  • Yields 3 pints
  • Details

    • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons


    • 3 cups California raisins
    • 3 cups water
    • 1 package (2 ounces) pectin
    • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
    • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 4 1/2 cups sugar


    Combine raisins and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; then simmer 2 minutes. Cool to lukewarm and purée in a blender or food mill. Add water if necessary to make 4 cups of puréed raisins. Place raisin purée in a 6-quart kettle. Stir in pectin, grated peel and spices. Heat to boiling, stirring. Add lemon juice and mix well. Stir in sugar all at once. Bring to a full, rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute after a full boil is reached. Remove from heat at once; skim and ladle into sterilized glass jars. Seal with two-piece lids or with paraffin.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 110 (1% from fat); Total Fat 0g (sat 0g, mono 0g, poly 0g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 0g; Carbohydrate 27g; (Dietary Fiber 0g; Sugars 25g; ); Iron 0mg; Sodium 0mg; Calcium 5mg; Potassium 78mg

    This recipe is found in the following categories:

    Special Diet

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