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4 Types of Jams and Jelly You Should Try Making

Homemade jelly and jam recipes are the perfect addition to your breads, muffins, and more. There are many types of jams and jellies out there. But what jams should you be putting on your radar? We’ve created a small list of jellies and jams you need to try but don’t limit your options here. There are hundreds of combinations available and if you are making these yourself you can also create some unique jams with your own special ingredients.

Apple Cinnamon Jelly

A classic jam that is delicious all year round. It can be the perfect jelly for a peanut butter sandwich or add just the right amount of sweetness to a piece of fresh toast in the morning. With some apple juice, sugar, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg you can create this great tasting jelly.

Pepper Jam

Pepper jam is a sweet jam with a hint of spice for the perfect combination. This jam can be used as a simple spread, a delicious glaze, or can be made into a tasteful appetizer. If you have never tried this type of jam before, once you get a taste you’ll be sad you missed it all this time.

Cherry Raspberry Jam

Sour cherries and red raspberries are a perfect pair when it comes to jam. Not only can it be used like your typical jam as a spread but it can be the perfect topping to angel food cake or a homemade cheesecake. After trying it on cheesecake, you will never go back to the store-bought can of cherries again.

Peach-Blueberry Jelly

Two of the most popular summer fruits combined into a jelly? As you can imagine, this jelly is an easy crowd-pleaser. The perfect jelly for a summer afternoon or a delicious topping on freshly made pancakes. If you make this more as a preserve than it can be an incredible topping when warmed up on a serving of vanilla ice cream.

Any type of jam or jelly can enhance a delicious treat. Don’t limit yourself to common types of jellies like grape or strawberry. While these flavors can be great, there are so many different variations of jellies you must try. Jams and jellies make the perfect gift for family, friends, teachers, and anyone else. Not only can they be great gifts but when making them yourself, it’s the perfect time to make memories while also making a yummy treat.

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