• 2 x 500g packs frozen summer fruits, defrosted
  • 1kg jam sugar
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice


  1. 1

    Before you start, sterilise 5 old jam jars (see tip below).

  2. 2

    Put the summer fruits in a large mixing bowl and use a potato masher to crush them.

  3. 3

    Fold in the jam sugar and lemon juice and stir until well combined.

  4. 4

    Pour the jam into the sterilized jars, put on the lids and stand at room temperature for 24 hours.

  5. 5

    Freeze for up to 1 year. Be sure to remove the jam from the freezer at least 1 hour before you want to use it. The defrosted jam will keep in the fridge for up to 3 weeks.

  6. 6

    Cook's tip: To sterilise old jars, preheat the oven to 140°C, fan 120°C, gas mark 1. Wash the jars in warm soapy water and rinse. Place upside down on a baking tray and warm in the oven for at least half an hour.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 226kj 54kcal 3%
  • Fat 0.1g <1%
  • Saturates 0.0g 0%
  • Sugars 0.9g 1%
  • Salt 0.0g 0%

% of the Reference Intakes

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