35+ Jam Recipes for Summer Fruit

35+ Jam Recipes for Summer Fruit

Homemade jams and jellies are some of my favorite things to make every year, especially in the summertime!  Using my best recipes, I make jam for my family, friends, clients and as Christmas gifts!  You simply must check out my “35+ Jam Recipes for Summer Fruit”!

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As seasonal fruit becomes available, either from your garden or even grocery store loss leaders, you can make lots of jams and jellies!

Take advantage of this fresh fruit and keep an eye on your grocery sales ads!

Jams aren’t just for toast anymore!  

Homemade jam and preserves can be used with meat dishes, in oatmeal or other hot cereals, on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or on crackers for a snack!

If you’re looking for a side-hustle, starting up a small home business that features unique jams is a great idea!  Check out your states cottage-industry laws before you get started.

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Jam Recipes


Rhubarb Jam Recipes

Rhubarb is one of Springtime’s most anticipated vegetables (yes, it’s a vegetable)!  Seize the opportunity to make some of these amazing rhubarb recipes!

rhubarb cinnamon jam

Rhubarb Cinnamon Jam

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blueberry rhubarb jam for canning

Blueberry-Rhubarb Jam


Strawberry Jam Recipes

Strawberries are another springtime favorite and there are so many wonderful recipes to make and enjoy!  

Taking the family out to a local U-pick farm is a great way to get some exercise and pick fresh strawberries to make jam with!

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easy strawberry jam

This “Easy Strawberry Jam” recipe is one of my most popular posts!  I make it every year and it’s my family’s favorite!

Christmas jam

Christmas Jam

Christmas jam is one of my favorite recipes, but you can’t make it until you can get your hands on cranberries!

Unfortunately, strawberries and cranberries aren’t in season at the same time.

What I do is freeze the appropriate amount of strawberries until cranberries come into season around the holidays!  It’s totally worth the extra planning to make Christmas Jam!

strawberry lemonade jam

Strawberry-Lemonade Jam

black raspberry jam

Black Raspberry Jam Recipe

I forage for black raspberries every summer and make this awesome jam, you’ve got to try it!


Gooseberry Jam Recipe

gooseberry jam

Peach Jam Recipes

Peaches pair well with spices and herbs, due to their mildly sweet flavor!  Herbs like lavender and basil taste amazing with peaches!

peach lavender jam

Peach/Lavender Jam

peach jam

Bourbon-Peach Preserves

Bourbon-Peach jam is a small-batch recipe that makes a unique gift idea for friends or family!  You can’t find these flavors just anywhere!

peach habanero jam

Peach-Habaneros Jam is another unique recipe to add some variety to your jam variations!

Peach-Rosemary Jam Recipe

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Blueberry Recipes

Blueberries, raspberries and blackberries come into season about July 4th, so it pays to have your recipes ready to go!

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easy blueberry jam

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blueberry lavender jam

Blueberry-Lavender Jam

blueberry lemon jam

Blueberry-Lemon Jam


Pineapple Recipes

pineapple jam

Easy Pineapple Jam Recipe from Gently Sustainable

carrot cake jam

Carrot Cake Jam from Canning Crafts

pineapple jalapeno jam

Pineapple-Jalapeno Jam from Attainable Sustainable


Raspberry Recipes

raspberry peach jam

Raspberry-Peach Jam from Big Bear’s Wife


raspberry chocolate jam

Raspberry-Chocolate Jam by Blend with Spices


Blackberry Recipes

blackberry jam

Old-Fashioned Blackberry Jam from Harbour Breeze Home


vanilla lavender blackberry jam

Vanilla Lavender Blackberry Jam from One Acre Vintage Home

Cantaloupe Recipe

Cantaloupe might not be the first summer fruit that comes to mind when making jam, but give it a try!  You’re going to be pleasantly surprised!

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salted cantaloupe jam

Salted Cantaloupe Jam


I hope that you’re now inspired to start collecting your favorite jam ry this year!  Making jam is just plain fun and it’s even more fun to share!

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