Jam Recipe Guide: The best fruit preserves and jellies

Whether it’s blackberry, damson or plum jam, a dollop of homemade fruit preserve drizzled on to a hunk of freshly baked bread is the simplest of breakfast treats.

We’re rounding up the best jam recipes for all seasons – from quirkily-flavoured jellies to jam sponge puddings – as well as our top shop-bought preserves.

Blackberry jam recipe

Unusual farm shop jams

Find out how to make plum jam

All you need to know about quince jelly

Elderberry jelly’s simple to make – here’s how

See the very best festive jams and preserves

Here’s our recipe for rowan jelly

Our guide to making classic strawberry jam

Win your Valentine with a romantic ruby jam

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