Backyard Grape Jam

Be the first to review
READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by YummySmellsca

A mix of ready-to-eat and unripe Concord grapes from our backyard vineyard make a perfectly set, tangy jam. It'll stain your fingers and your tongue a delicious grapey purple! When harvesting, make sure you get some of the green (unripe) grapes in your basket: they have more pectin which makes for a better set. Makes 6 250mL (1/2 pint) jars, 2-tbsp servings.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook grapes 20 minutes in ½ cup water until mushy and falling apart.
  2. Pass through a food mill, discarding skins and seeds.
  3. Bring pulp to a boil and add sugar and honey.
  4. Cook at a low boil until thickened, stirring regularly, about 15-20 minutes.
  5. Add lemon juice and pectin, raise the heat and cook at a hard boil for 3 minutes.
  6. Ladle into jars and can in a water bath (10 minutes per 1/2 pint or pint jar).

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a