March 13, 2023 · Written by Foodtolive Team

Golden Berry Jam

This homemade jam made from dried golden berries is not only delicious, but also nutritious! Easy to make with a mildly tart flavor, this jam will bring a healthful twist to your breakfast! Just generously spread it on toast or use as a topping for yogurt or cereal.

Prep Time: 10 min (+8 hours for soaking) | Cook Time: 5 min | Total Time: 8 hours 15 min | Servings: 1 jar (8 oz)

Calories: 115 | Total Fat: 0.9g | Sugar: 22.1g | Fiber: 4g | Protein: 2g



  • 1 cup dried golden berries, soaked overnight
  • ½ tsp fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • ½ tsp guar gum
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp maple or agave syrup
  • ½ cup water



  1. Cover the golden berries with water and soak overnight.
  2. Drain the water, transfer the berries to a blender and blend until pureed.


  1. Pour the mixture into a pot, add the lemon juice, sweetener of choice, ginger, guar gum, and water. Mix well.
  2. Put the heat on medium and bring the pot to a boil, stirring frequently to prevent sticking to the bottom. Let it boil for 3 minutes and then take it off the stove.


  1. Transfer the hot jam into a glass jar and set aside to cool down.
  2. Store in a refrigerator for 2 weeks.


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This recipe adapted from HerbaZest

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