Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker
With the Ball FreshTECH Automatic Jam and Jelly Maker, you can treat your family to delectable fresh fruit preserves and spreads at any time. The appliance provides an easy, fast process for making ol... See complete description »
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With the Ball FreshTECH Automatic Jam and Jelly Maker, you can treat your family to delectable fresh fruit preserves and spreads at any time. The appliance provides an easy, fast process for making old-fashioned jam. You can choose to make a variety of spreads with fruit ingredients like blueberries, peaches or strawberries along with pectin, sugar and butter. You can even make a reduced-sugar recipe for low calorie jam.
The innovative new Jam Maker appliance will make a fruit spread in just 30 minutes. Instead of the traditional time-consuming large batch canning method, the user friendly jam and jelly maker can make small batches. Now you can try-out fun new recipes and experiment with old recipes without the commitment of making a large batch. After washing and crushing 2 2/3 cups of fruit, sprinkle 3 tablespoons of pectin over the fruit and add 1/2 teaspoon of butter. With just a press of the jam button, the unit begins stirring and cooking the ingredients. The maker will signal when it’s time for the 3 1/3 cups of sugar, which should be added gradually.
Once the jam-making process is complete, the jam maker will emit a signal. With the jam and jelly maker, you will no longer question if the recipe has cooked for the proper time. In addition, families can enjoy the fruit creation immediately, or you can continue the preservation process. If you decide to preserve the jam, just bottle the product in freezer-safe jars or finish canning by adding the jam-filled jars to a boiling water bath. The appliance can make about 4 (8oz) half pints of jam or jelly during each batch.
The button section is clearly marked and easy to use with two settings, which are jam or jelly. Includes a Ball recipe book and features a nonstick interior for easy cleanup. Homemade jam is the perfect holiday gift as it’s affordable and adds a personal touch.
This one convenient appliance will help keep your kitchen stocked with fresh fruit preserves. In addition, the appliance is a handy size for easy cabinet storage while it can be cleaned in a flash.
Introducing a revolutionary new appliance in jam making. The FreshTECH™ Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker with SmartStir™ Technology brings ease and convenience to homemade jams and jellies. The jam maker stirs the ingredients while it cooks so you don’t have to! Use your favorite fruits, fruit juices and even peppers to create delicious, natural jams and jellies in under 30 minutes. It is the perfect tool for both new and experienced canners, and a great way to incorporate fresh ingredients for healthier eating. The pot has a nonstick interior, making for easy clean up between batches. The pot, glass lid and stirring paddle are dishwasher safe. Creating your own great tasting jam has never been easier!
- 2 settings: Jam and Jelly
- Makes about 4 (8oz) half pints of jam or jelly at a time
- 1,000 Watts
- Cooks in under 30 minutes
- Nonstick Pot, Stirring Paddle and Glass Lid are dishwasher safe
- Exclusive Ball recipe book
- Quick start guide/manual
- No other appliance like this is sold today in the USA
- Now: up to 3 weeks in refrigerator
- Freeze: up to 1 year
- Preserve & Store: follow preserving instructions included in recipe book
I think this will be an easy and fun way to make my own jam and jelly. The controls on the front look simple to use. I was surprised to see that there was absolutely no paperwork or instruction included in the box. However, there is a small cookbook made specifically for this item called... Jams and Jellies Preserving By the Pint In Minutes. It can be easily found on Amazon.
i cannot tell you yet. Still have not received my product!
I had never made jam before, but was always interested. I thought it was an all day project, messy, and complicated. This machine and recipe booklet made everything very easy and within a couple of hours from cleaning the berries to cleaning the counters, I had jam! (disclaimer...I am a bit messy) Great fun!
Very fast and easy to clean.
I wanted this jam and jelly maker because I do make fresh jams and jellies. The product did not work. Called the company who made it and they said to return it for another one. I do hope it will work and I can use it. I was disappointed that I could not use it when it came. I would say that they need to be better tested before they are sent out to customers.
Good product that will really be a plus next summer when all the really fresh fruit is in and the days are scorching hot. I would really like to see the number of recipes grow and/or have guidelines to adjust other recipes for more variety.
I have made 2 doz. 1/2 pts. of various jams and jellies. Had a lot of fun doing small quantities instead of gallons of fruit juices. Planning on making strawberry and rhubarb jam in a couple days. Thanks for a good product. Jay
I tried the jam/jelly maker the other day and was very impressed at how little time it took and the little mess I made. I would like to have more recipes and would also like to know if I can use the no/low sugar pectin and the liquid pectin since I have a diabetic in the family along w/ recipes that use the liquid.
I have only used my Automatic Jam and Jelly Maker once and was pleased with it's performance but wish I could have doubled the recipe. It only made 4 pints and it was too little a batch to can. I did boil my jars and lids and they did sealed but I don't trust that and would have liked to "cold pack" them but wouldn't do it for only 4 pints. Are you thinking about making a larger one? I think the price was a little high for what you get. The jam is delicious!!! Thank you!
The jam and jelly maker machine has taken the guess work out of preserving jelly, tomatoes, jams and pickles. There always seemed to be so many variables in canning. Now the time spent is almost always successful. This is a great product.
It you don't mind doing 4 1/2 pints at a time it is wonderful. You can do more later if you want. Cleanup ia quick. I pit it on FB and have talked to others about it. Thanks.
My sister first purchased this product last year! Our jams turned out amazing! We could not keep it on the shelf because all our friends and family wanted some! And then some more!! The Traverse City Cherry jam was the best! I called it "liquid gold" Thanks for making the canning process so easy and fun! Of course this year I wanted my own so we could double our number of jars we put up! Great produce!
I love this little appliance! My granddaughter and I have made several different types of jam in it and will be making jelly soon. So simple to operate and clean. Since it makes small batches, we can try many different types of jelly or jam and it would be a perfect gift too.
This makes your canning process so much easier! No more standing at the stove stirring and watching temperature! It is awesome and I totally recommend that every woman needs this!
The only complaint I have about this appliance is the screw was too short for putting together the handle, so I had to get creative.
I have only used it once, but the low sugar strawberry jam came out perfectly.I like the amount of jam it produces, just enough for us and to give a jar to the children and a friend.Next time I will reduce the sugar amount.
No fruit in season right now, so I used frozen peaches from last year because I needed to see how the J/J maker worked. Impressive. I'll probably use less sugar next time, I like the taste of the fruit (not so sweet). Picking strawberries in 2 weeks!!! Pleased with my purchase.
I am DELIGHTED with this with this one exception. The capacity is not sufficient for my wishes.
This product is amazing! So easy to use and easy to clean up. The recipe booklet is so useful and has great ideas.
I would recommend this product to any one. Actually, I'm buying 3 of them for Christmas presents this year for our daughters. LOVE,Love it.