Flavored Apple Jam/Preserves/Jelly




We got bucket full of apple from a local apple farm and now my refrigerator is full of apples! Yesterday, vighnesh was asking me what’s for dinner. And I said "Apple"; He said "you are kidding right?” I said - "hmm.. Something with apple".


So this week is Apple week, Apple kai rasa , Apple Pizza , Just made Apple Jam yesterday . And couple of days later, I am planning to do Apple Pie.! . I said to myself "no more apples for couple week at least!”

So Today's recipe menu is Cinnamon, vanilla flavored Apple Jam:



Ingredients:
Apples - Used 7 medium sized apples
Lemon juice - juice of 1/2 lemon or citric acid
2 cups of water
Sugar - 11/2 cups

Optional Ingredients - Skip all these if you are not planing for flavored apple jam

Cinnamon powder- 1 tbs
Vanilla extract - 1/2 tbs (You can check my home made vanilla recipe here )
Cardamom - 1/2 tbs

Method:
  • Peel, coarse and chop the apples.
  • In a large thick bottom pan, add chopped apples and water. Cook on medium flame until apples are soft and most of the water is absorbed.
  • Add sugar, lemon juice,  and optional ingredients.
  • Cook on a low-medium flame for 20-30 minutes stirring every now and then.
  • Mash the apples with potato masher to your required consistency.
  • Once the sugar moisture is absorbed and the mixture starts to stick to the bottom, Keep stirring the mixture with spatula.
  • Check for sweetness, add more if desired.
  • Jam will be ready when, it becomes thick and  forms like dough, it will take around 25-30 minutes.
  • If you are not sure when to stop cooking, check for the taste and you will know.
  • Turn off the heat and let it cool.
  • Store it in airtight container.
  • Enjoy the bread with homemade apple jam.
  • This recipe is submitted to Ramya's Kitchen ongoing event- ABC series Begins 

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10 comments:

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Hi,This is my first time here and ur Appl Jam luks Yumm and truly inviting.Luv ur recipes

Eat Right said...

@MyKitchen Flavors - Thanks so much for the complement. appreciate your more visits. Have a great day.

Ramya said...

Perfect preserve..Im here in your blog through anyone can cook..first time...lovely blog. Would you like to link this to my event? You may link other archived recipes with apple too

ONGOING EVENT: ABC Series - A for Apple

Eat Right said...

Thanks ramya for stopping by, I just sent this recipe to your event. Thanks. :)

Ramya said...

thank you for linking 2 entries

Hyma said...

hi...super simple apple preserve. got linked to you thru Ramya's ABC series...Your clicks are lovely too! First time on your site and happy to follow you! Do visit and join me in my journey ....it will be encouraging! BTW, I love the theme of your blog.."Eat right, live happy"!

Eat Right said...

Hi Hyma, Thanks for stopping by. I would love to hear more from you. Btw, you have a wonderful blog and delicious recipes. Would surely visit your website often. . All the best

Umm Mymoonah said...

This is so yumm! Love it. Thank you for linking with Any One Can Cook :)

Ramya said...

please collect participation award from my blog
http://ramyasrecipe.blogspot.com/2011/10/abc-series-b-for-banana.html

Eat Right said...

Thanks ramya... that is great :)