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#CranberryWeek: Apple Cranberry Jam

An easy canning recipe using up apples and cranberries.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Jam
Servings 2 ½ pints


  • 2 cups Cortland apples peeled, cored and diced
  • 2 cups Golden Delicious apples peeled, cored and diced
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 2 cups sugar
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • *prepared canning jars


  • Combine the apples, cranberries, sugar and ½ cup of water in a large pot. Bring to a boil over high heat and skim off the foam that develops on the top.
  • Boil for 15-20 minutes or until cranberries have popped and the apples are soft.
  • Add in the lemon juice and zest, the reduce the heat to a simmer and allow to simmer for 10 minutes or until the mixture has thickened.
  • Remove from the pot and ladle the jam into the prepared jars. Wipe any spillage from around the jars, add lids and rings and process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.


*Prepare canning jars by placing a canning rack into a large pot. Place jars in the rack and fill both the pot with water until the jars are filled and covered. Bring to a boil. Simmer the lids in a small saucepan. Remove after around 10 minutes and place on a towel.
Source: Food in Jars

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