Concord grapes make the most delicious grape jam. This winning grape jam recipe is sure to be a big hit with kids! And this easy-to-make jam is the perfect ingredient for a peanut butter and jam sandwich.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 156 Servings
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6 cups prepared Concord grapes (buy about 4 lb./1.8 kg Concord grapes)
1 cup water
1 box Certo Pectin Crystals
7-1/2 cups sugar
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How do I make it ?
Slip skins from grapes. Finely chop skins; set aside. Combine grape pulp and water in saucepan. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer 5 min. Press cooked pulp through sieve to remove seeds. Combine pulp and skins. Measure exactly 6 cups prepared grapes into large saucepan. Add pectin crystals; mix well.
Bring to full rolling boil on high heat. Add sugar; mix well. Return to full rolling boil; cook 1 min., stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir and skim foam for 5 min. to prevent fruit from floating to surface.
Pour immediately into warm sterilized jars, filling to within 1/4 inch of rims. Cover with lids. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours or until set.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Keeping it Safe
This recipe yields 9 (1-cup/250-mL) jars of jam plus a partially filled jar. Refrigerate the partially filled jar immediately and use within 3 weeks.
How to Remove the Grape Peels
Holding one end of each grape, gently squeeze grape to remove the peel.
How to Accurately Measure the Sugar
To ensure accuracy of the sugar measure when preparing jams or jellies, use a dry measuring cup to measure the sugar, then place all the measured sugar in a separate bowl before adding it to the boiling fruit mixture in saucepan.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 0 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 0 mg
Total carbohydrate 11 g
Dietary fibre 0 g
Sugars 11 g
Protein 0 g
9-3/4 (1-cup/250-mL jars) or 156 servings, 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.