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Classic Apple Jam recipe

Classic Apple Jam Recipe

A delicious homemade apple jam recipe perfect for spreading on toast or layering in cakes.





  • Step 1.

    Peel and core the apples, then chop into small pieces.
  • Step 2.

    Place the apples in a large pot. Add water and lemon juice, stirring to combine.
  • Step 3.

    Over medium heat, bring the apple mixture to a simmer. Lower the heat and let it cook for 45 minutes, until the apples are soft and breaking down.
  • Step 4.

    Add sugar to the pot, stirring to dissolve. Increase heat and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Step 5.

    Boil for around 10-15 minutes, until the jam reaches its setting point.
  • Step 6.

    Remove the pot from heat and let the jam cool for a few minutes. Then, spoon it into sterilised jars, seal and store in a cool, dark place.


  1. 1 kgBramley apples

  2. 200 mlWater

  3. 2 tbspLemon juice

  4. 800 gGranulated sugar

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