Microwave jam recipes

    Jam making is made easy with our microwave jam recipes. Ready in a flash, you can savour summer year-round with microwave strawberry jam, plum jam and more. Or try our easy microwave lemon curd for a quick dessert!

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    472 reviews

    A genius recipe for very lemony lemon curd that you can rustle up in a flash in your microwave! It will keep up to 3 weeks in the fridge.

    Recipe by: CATSEO

    25 reviews

    This is a great, foolproof way of making a spread which usually curdles if you look at it. It is ready literally in minutes.

    Recipe by: SUEB34

    9 reviews

    Grated ginger adds a nice texture, as well as a gentle spicy flavour to tasty plum jam. I was amazed how easy and quick this jam is. Not much steam in the kitchen or washing up either.

    Recipe by: saraj

    5 reviews

    Lemon curd is usually made with butter but here is a lighter and faster version of the traditional recipe! The lemon curd might be used in a lemon tart with or without meringue, or you can simply enjoy it with a spoon!

    Recipe by: Agat83

    4 reviews

    Why not preserve the best of British fruit this summer with a delicious jam?

    Recipe by: EH

    3 reviews

    This simple jam can be made entirely in the microwave and is a great way to preserve fresh summer berries when they are cheap and in plentiful supply.

    Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

    8 reviews

    A lovely pear spread with a hint of vanilla and ginger. Serve this easy pear spread over bread, scones or toast.

    Recipe by: sal

    No reviews

    Make your own homemade nectarine jam in five minutes using this quick and easy recipe that only requires 3 simple ingredients! You can find citric acid powder in health shops and large household shops.

    Recipe by: JuliaH

    No reviews

    Easy microwave recipe for blackcurrant and Pimm's® jam. Can be used for strawberries, blackberries or mixed fruit combination. Really easy recipe and great with a nice scone for the summer.

    Recipe by: Tracey_67

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