Raspberry Agar Jam

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Raspberry Agar Jam is easy and healthy fruit jam recipe with chopped lemon and agar agar powder.

Raspberry Agar Jam is easy and healthy fruit jam recipe with chopped lemon and agar agar powder.


 

Agar is natural gelatin and is used as replacement for pectin in jams. Also, it is a helpful culinary ingredient and can be used to thicken soups, make jellies, custards, ice creams and other desserts that need to gelatinize and set.

 

It is a mix of carbohydrates extracted from seaweed, specifically red sea algae.

What is agar agar powder called in English?

There are several names for this natural gelatin. Here are some of them: Chinese gelatin, Chinese isinglass, Japanese gelatin and Japanese isinglass.

Raspberry Agar Jam is easy and healthy fruit jam recipe with chopped lemon and agar agar powder.

 

 

Is agar agar powder healthy?

In addition to its culinary benefits, agar agar has many nutritional benefits as well. It is low in calories but high in fiber, manganese, magnesium, folate, and iron. It may also help improve digestive health, aid in weight loss, and keep your blood sugar stable.

 

For detailed information about agar and gelatin visit Diffen .

 

Agar I used is powdered but can be also bought as flakes, bars and strands.

Raspberry Agar Jam is easy and healthy fruit jam recipe with chopped lemon and agar agar powder.

 

 

Chopped lemon used instead of lemon juice makes this raspberry jam refreshing and every foodie that got a jar was happy to have it for chocolate cake spread or their favourite sandwich cookie recipe!

Don’t forget how great it would be to serve it for breakfast with pancakes or waffles!

This raspberry agar jam is great to accompany Madeleines, since their base is butter and lemon juice and zest, and it makes it a perfect match to serve for afternoon dessert.

If you enjoy raspberries, here are some desserts we are sure you’ll enjoy:

 

Raspberry Lemon Little Loaves

Forest Berries Crepes Salad

Raspberry Fudge Brownies

 

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Raspberry Agar Jam

Raspberry Agar Jam is easy and healthy fruit jam recipe with chopped lemon and agar agar powder.

Course Canning / preserving
Cuisine American
Keyword Raspberry Agar Jam
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Author 2pots2cook

Ingredients

  • 8 cups raspberries
  • 1 lemon, finely chopped
  • 2 cups sugar
  • I tsp agar

Instructions

  1. In a pot, on medium heat, cook raspberries and lemon for 40 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  2. Add sugar and cook for 30 minutes more.
  3. Turn the oven to 200 C/ 392 F and put clean dry glass jars in to get hot.

  4. Add agar powder to jam and cook for additional 5 minutes.

  5. Remove the pot from the heat and fill hot glass jars.

  6. Turn the oven off, cover the jars and return them into the oven.

  7. Leave in the oven to cool completely.

 

Raspberry Agar Jam is easy and healthy fruit jam recipe with chopped lemon and agar agar powder.

 

 

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