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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