Strawberry Jam with Pimm’s

Best jam recipes

Make your own jam with these imaginative sweet and savoury recipes, from strawberry and Pimm's to bacon

Want to make your own jam? Looking for jam recipes? You’re in the right place. Before you start, check out our expert guide to preserving.


And when your jam is finished, take a look at our favourite recipes that use jam. Also check out our collection of chutney recipes for more preserved fruit and veg ideas.

Jam recipes

Strawberry jam

Our super-simple strawberry jam recipe is a brilliant place for jam novices as it requires only three ingredients. Enjoy spread over toast, or give a jar as a gift.

Three jars of strawberry jam

Damson jam

Make a jar of damson jam for a spread that offers wonderfully juicy, tart flavours – the perfect topping on toasted sourdough.


Strawberry jam with Pimm’s

Try our boozy jam recipe with juicy strawberries and Pimm’s. A great addition to a summery afternoon tea spread.

Strawberry Jam with Pimm’s

Pear jam with vanilla

Our pear and vanilla jam recipe is packed full of flavour. It takes a little bit of time, but it’s well worth the wait. For this recipe you will need a sugar thermometer and 12 jars (approx 227g/8oz) with lids.

Pear and vanilla jam images

Bacon jam

Rhubarb jam with ginger and chilli

Give this seasonal preserve an aromatic lift with the addition of fiery ginger, punchy chilli and fresh orange.

Rhubarb Jam Recipe with Ginger and Chilli