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What is the difference between jelly and jams?


Jelly is made from fruit juice. The product is clear and firm enough to hold its shape when turned out of the container. Jam is made from crushed or ground fruit. It tends to hold its shape but is generally less firm than jelly.
 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia

 

 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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