Grape Glorious Jam


Embark on a flavorful journey with Grape Glorious Jam, a delightful spread that captures the essence of juicy grapes in every spoonful. This homemade jam is a symphony of sweetness, offering a rich and vibrant flavor that's perfect for enhancing your breakfasts, desserts, or as a delicious topping.

Grape Glorious Jam

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: About 2.5 cups
  • Serving Size: 1 tablespoon

Nutritional Profile (per tablespoon)

  • Calories: 36 kcal
  • Protein: 0.1 g
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Sugar: 8.9 g


  • Fresh grapes, stemmed and washed (1 kg / 2.2 lbs / 35 oz)
  • Granulated sugar (450g / 1 lb / 16 oz)
  • Lemon juice (30ml / 2 tbsp / 1 oz)
  • Water (50ml / 1.7 oz)
  • Pectin (optional, for thicker jam) (5g / 0.2 oz)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Prepare Grapes: Crush the grapes slightly in a large pot.
  2. Macerate the Fruit: Mix grapes with sugar and let sit for 15 minutes.
  3. Cook the Mixture: Add water and lemon juice to the pot. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  4. Simmer and Thicken: Reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes. For a thicker jam, add pectin and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  5. Strain the Mixture: To remove skins and seeds, strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve or jelly bag.
  6. Jar and Cool: Return the strained jam to the pot, bring to a boil, and then pour into sterilized jars, leaving space at the top. Seal and let cool.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Choosing Grapes: Opt for ripe, flavorful grapes for the best taste.
  • Straining Process: Be patient while straining to ensure a smooth jam.
  • Storage: Store in a cool, dry place or refrigerate for extended shelf life.


Can I use different types of grapes?

Yes, different grape varieties can add unique flavors to the jam.

How long does grape jam last?

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

Can I make the jam without pectin?

Yes, but the jam may be less thick.