Almost Jam

Colleen Sowa


This is a jam to make on a camping trip. I don't know why it's called Almost Jam, because to me, if cooked longer, it would be Exactly Jam!

This is an old recipe handed down, guess I just like the name...

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2 quarts
15 Min
25 Min


2 qt
fresh picked berries
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
enough water to just cover berries
2 c
1 pkg
knox unflavored gelatin


1Pick berries. Wash berries. Put berries in a large pot. Add water to just cover the berries. Cook over medium heat on campfire (or grill or your kitchen stove). Stir constantly as heat will allow for 10 to 15 minutes.
2Add cinnamon and sugar. Bring to a boil you can't stir down. Cook 5 minutes.
3Add gelatin. Cook 5 minutes.
4Remove from heat and let cool. If it is like a syrup... use it as a syrup. If it is like jam... use it like jam.

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Other Tag: Quick & Easy