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How to replace sugar in jam making: three natural alternatives

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How to replace sugar. Source: freepik

Usually, when making jam, the amount of sugar used is approximately equal to the amount of raw materials from which it is made. However, other natural substitutes can be a great alternative.

FoodOboz.ua figured out what can replace sugar when making jam. Thanks to them, the preservation will not spoil for a long time.

Citric acid or peptin

How to replace sugar in jam making: three natural alternatives

Using citric acid or peptin can reduce the amount of sugar by more than half. Thus, you can use only 300 grams of sugar per 1 kg of berries or fruit.

Agar-Agar

How to replace sugar in jam making: three natural alternatives

Using only 1 teaspoon of sugar allows you to add only 500 grams of sugar instead of 1 kg per 1 kg of fruit or berries.

Berry puree

How to replace sugar in jam making: three natural alternatives

If you like to make a compote and add a lot of sugar to it, we recommend using berry puree. It is easy to freeze it in portions and use it to prepare a variety of dishes when taken out of the refrigerator. It can also be diluted with water to make a compote.

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