Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam Recipe

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Cathy Gillespie


The sugar and the crushed strawberries need to be measured exactly, or the jam will not set properly.

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1 qt
fresh strawberries, mashed to make 2 cups
4 c
1 box
sure-jell fruit pectin
3/4 c

How to Make Strawberry Jam


  • 1In a bowl, mash the strawberries, add sugar; stir well and set aside.
  • 2In saucepan add pectin and water, stir over medium heat until boiling. Boil 1 minute and remove from heat. Pour pectin mixture into the strawberries; stir well until sugar is completely dissolved and not gritty, 3 minutes.
  • 3Pour jam into plastic containers; add lids after jam has cooled. Once the lids are on and label, let it set at room temperature for 24 hours. After this period is complete; the jam is ready for use or to be stored in the freezer.

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About Strawberry Jam

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy