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What is the difference between Jelly and Jam?

Asked by Demi , Last updated: Jun 30, 2020

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Margot

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Margot , Writer, High School, Toronto

Answered Jun 02, 2020

Jelly and jam are two products made from fruit. They can both be used on a variety of foods, including toast, waffles, pancakes, or plain bread to make sandwiches. Though they are used for the same purposes, they differ in the ingredients. Jelly is referred to as a fruit spread. It is made from fruit juice and combined with pectin. Most known jelly from its famous sandwich that combines the jelly with peanut butter. On the other hand, the jam is made from whole fruit. The fruit is sliced or can be crushed. Jam is normally served at breakfast spots to spread on toast.
 

M. Parker

M. Parker, Internet Researcher, Houston

Answered May 20, 2020

Both jams and jellies are fruit products that are popularly used to liven up plain toast or to balance the salt with the sweet in a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. They may be closely related, but they differ in the ingredients, the fruits' physical form, and the way they are made.

Jelly refers to a type of fruit spread that is created from fruit juice made with pectin. Jam is a food made with whole fruit, which is artfully sliced into pieces or crushed. The edible form of jam is gelled syrup that cannot hold itself in place. The edible form of jam is a gelled syrup that is unable to hold itself in place.

 

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