Easy Jam Jars

if you have some empty Bonne Maman jam jars to hand, why not get more out of them with these fabulous flavoursome desserts!

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We love a bit of up-cycling, and reusing your old jam jars again by filling them with delicious puddings sounds much more fun than recycling them to us! So if you have some empty Bonne Maman jam jars to hand, why not get more out of them with these fabulous flavoursome desserts!  bon maman jam jars

Chocolate and Orange Jam Jar

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 10g sugar
  • 10ml water
  • 60g dark chocolate – melted
  • 120ml whipping cream
  • 4tbsp Bonne Maman Fine Shred Orange Marmalade
  1. Beat the egg yolks in a bowl. Heat the sugar in a saucepan with 10ml water. When the syrup has reached 120ºc, pour it onto the egg yolks. Continue to beat while the mixture cools, then add the melted chocolate. Whisk the whipping cream into peaks and gently fold into the mixture.
  2. Divide the mousse between two jam jars and refrigerate for two hours. Spoon a thick, even layer or Bonne Maman Orange Marmalade over the mousse to serve.


Yoghurt, Blackcurrant and Caramel Jam Jar

  • 55g sugar
  • 120ml water,
  • 2 pots natural yoghurt,
  • 2tbsp Bonne Maman Blackcurrant Conserve
  1. Heat the sugar and 120ml water in a saucepan and simmer until the syrup has turned golden brown.
  2. Remove from the heat. Pour the mixture onto a sheet of greased greaseproof paper. And leave to harden.
  3. Divide the yoghurt between the jam jars and top with Blackcurrant Conserve and shards of caramel.


Caramel Spread Ice Cream, Caramelised Apples and Praline Brittle Jam Jars

  • 55g sugar - plus extra for dusting
  • 20ml water
  • 30g roasted hazelnuts
  • half an apple – sliced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • toffee ice cream
  • 2tbsp Bonne Maman Caramel Spread
  1. Heat the sugar in a saucepan on a low heat with 20ml water. Stir until the syrup turns a light brown colour. Remove from the heat. Arrange roasted hazelnuts on a lightly greased baking tray, pour over the caramel mixture and allow to harden.
  2. Break into different sized pieces. Lightly brown the sliced apple in some butter on a low heat and dust with sugar.
  3. Scoop balls of ice cream into two jam jars and top with the caramelized apple slices and hazelnut brittle. Warm the Caramel Spread in a saucepan and then drizzle this over the contents of the two jam jars
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