Have you ever had black molé (aka Molé Negro)? Molé Negro is a dark, rich, spicy sauce that is one of the seven molés of Oaxaca, Mexico. I made it once with great success, but it was a very time consuming and laborious process, so much so that the next time I wanted to make it, I wimped out and bought some from the local Mexican market. My love of molé is what drove me to make this Raspberry Molé Jam. I wanted a sweet and spicy jam with a little nuttiness, and the richness of a black molé. For this jam, raspberries are cooked down with a little sugar (less than normal), minced dates, almonds, red chile, chocolate and spice. You’ll be hooked on the first bite.
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