Apple Amore Jam


Savor the heartwarming flavors of Apple Amore Jam, where the classic taste of orchard-fresh apples is lovingly crafted into a delightful spread. This homemade jam combines the sweet and tangy essence of apples with a hint of cinnamon, creating a cozy and comforting addition to your pantry, perfect for spreading on toast, swirling into oatmeal, or as a topping for desserts.

Apple Amore Jam

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 60 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: About 3 cups
  • Serving Size: 1 tablespoon

Nutritional Profile (per tablespoon)

  • Calories: 34 kcal
  • Protein: 0.1 g
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Sugar: 8.5 g


  • Fresh apples, peeled, cored, and chopped (1 kg / 2.2 lbs / 35 oz)
  • Granulated sugar (450g / 1 lb / 16 oz)
  • Lemon juice (30ml / 2 tbsp / 1 oz)
  • Water (100ml / 3.4 oz)
  • Ground cinnamon (5g / 0.2 oz)
  • Pectin (optional, for thicker jam) (5g / 0.2 oz)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Prepare Apples: Peel, core, and chop the apples into small pieces.
  2. Macerate the Fruit: In a large pot, combine apples with sugar and let sit for 15 minutes.
  3. Cook the Mixture: Add water, lemon juice, and cinnamon to the pot. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently.
  4. Simmer and Thicken: Reduce heat and simmer for 35 minutes. Add pectin for a thicker jam, if desired, and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  5. Test for Doneness: Drop a small amount of jam on a cold plate. If it gels, it’s ready.
  6. Jar and Cool: Pour the hot jam into sterilized jars, leaving space at the top. Seal and let cool.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Choosing Apples: Opt for a mix of sweet and tart apple varieties for a balanced flavor.
  • Texture Variations: For a smoother jam, blend the cooked apples before jarring.
  • Storage: Store in a cool, dry place or refrigerate for extended shelf life.


Can I use different apple varieties?

Yes, different varieties can add depth to the jam's flavor.

How long does apple jam last?

Properly stored, it can last up to 1 month in the refrigerator.

Can I make the jam with less sugar?

Yes, but adjust according to your taste and keep in mind sugar helps in preservation.