Ways to use jam
Sure, toast is always an option, but why not get creative!!
Here's our ultimate list of 20 ways to use up your jar of deliciousness
1. Make Your own Flavored Yogurt
Spoon some jam into a bowl, and top with yogurt for your own fruit on the bottom creation.
2. Give your oatmeal a boost
Top your favorite oatmeal with jam, fresh fruit, and granola for a breakfast sure to keep you going
3. Baked Brie
Top the cheese with a couple spoonfuls of jam and bake at 400 degrees. (not fancy enough? wrap the jam topped wheel of cheese with phyllo or puff pastry for added texture)
4. Pan sauces
Add a couple spoonfuls of jam to any sauce. Not only does it help thicken the sauce, but also adds flavor.
Yup, its real. They can be blended, shaken, or stirred into any delicious beverage. Ex: Lemon Blueberry Martini, Strawberry Lime Margarita, Apple Pie Hot Toddies, the list could go on......just try it.
Add some jam to your favorite dressings, or make your own. The sweetness will balance everything out
7. Top Creamy Desserts
Puddings, Panna Cotta, Cheesecakes, they all need jam
Nothing like a tall stack of fluffy pancakes drizzled with warm jam
You can smear it on your cold cuts, press it into a panini, or stuff a grilled cheese.
Mix jam with water and fresh fruit to freeze into these summertime treats. Beats using store bought juice!
11. Charcuterie Boards
Doesn't matter if you can pronounce it or not. Add some jam to your meat and cheese platters as an appetizer and your guests will thank you.
12. Batters and Mixes
Dollop jam right into cake batters, brownies, cornbread, or crumb cakes and then swirl and bake. Not only will it taste great, it will look amazing.
Crescent Rolls, Puff Pastries, Biscuits....these buttery treats and jam are perfection together.
Stuff a pork loin or chicken breast with jam before cooking. Great flavor and keeps the moisture in!
15. hit the grill
Glaze meats and seafood with some warm jam at the end of grilling for the best flavor combination, smokey and sweet. EX: Peach Habanero Shrimp, Pina Colada Pork Ribs, Hot Pepper Jelly Pork Chops
16. ice cream
You'll never see ice cream sundaes the same again.
Dollop some jam inside cupcakes or muffins for a sweet surprise
Kolaczki, Thumbprint cookies, Pasta Frola, Cuccidati, Hamantaschen, or Linzers...call them what you like, they are all better with jam
Add some jam to hot maple syrup and take your brunch skills up a level. Waffles never tasted so good.
the classic. You know what to do here.