Jelly, jam, preserves, fruit butters and conserves, what is the difference?

Posted by andrewm on Apr 8th 2016

While we all love grandma's canned jam, fruit preserves, or apple butter, did anyone know if it was technically a jam or a jelly?  I personally have always wondered what is the difference, and the same goes for all of Cherry Republic’s jellies, jams, preserves, fruit butters… and now our new conserve. Jelly is made from a combination of sugar, pectin, acid (citric acid), and fruit juice, cooked together to become a clear fruit spread. The fruit juice is the key to the clear appearance.  Whi ...

Cherry Lemonade Cupcakes w/ Lemon Chiffon Frosting Recipe

Posted by bob on Oct 25th 2013

Cherry Lemonade Cupcakes with Lemon Chiffon Frosting - Rachel R. Cherry Republic Fall Recipe Contest - Honorable Mention Cupcakes: 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour ¾ cup powdered sugar, sifted 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ cup canola oil ¼ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 2 large eggs, beaten Zest of one lemon ¾ cup Cherry Republic Cherry Jam, divided Frosting: 1 cup salted butter, softened 4 cups powdered sugar, sif ...