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Homemade Strawberry Jam

Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword jam, strawberry
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Calories 348kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 quart strawberries, hulled frozen is fine but give a bit more time to get to the right consistency
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice optional but an acid is highly recommended!

Instructions

  • Put all ingredients in medium size heavy saucepan.
  • Bring to a low boil on medium heat.
  • Boil gently for 7 minutes.
  • If needed, blend into smaller bits (or...use a potato masher)
  • Simmer on low for 45 minutes or until desired consistency.
  • Pour into hot, clean unused mason jars.
  • Flip the jars over and cover with a hot towel. Let cool and don't move until you hear the top pop.
  • Store in fridge for up to 2 months. (once opened use within 1 month)

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Notes

You can skip the process of using hot jars and a hot towel but it will shorten your storing time to 1-2 weeks in the fridge.

Nutrition

Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 724mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 73g | Vitamin A: 57IU | Vitamin C: 284mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 2mg