Strawberry jam

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Strawberry jam

Delight of the gods. This jam is delicious on toast in the morning. For a mid-day snack, it is perfect on vanilla ice cream. In short, this jam will makes them happy!

Homemade Stawberries Jam

Preparation: 45 minutes
Cooking: 15-20 minutes
Servings: 6 500ml. jars

 

Ingredients:

2 liters of bright red strawberry
2 teaspoons lemon zest
2 tablespoons lemon juice
7 cups (1337 gr.) sugar
1 pouch liquid pectin

Steps:

1 – Wash and hull strawberries. Crush them to get a puree.

2 – Measure exactly 4 cups of crushed strawberries, add juice and lemon zest and dissolve the sugar by bringing to a rolling boil, stirring.

3 – Boil untill bubbles, stirring frequently until the temperature of 104 C is reached.

4 – Add pectin and stir well to a rolling boil for exactly one minute, remove from heat immediately.

5 – Skim jam carefully.

6 – Fill the pots following the instructions for home canning.

 

– – – Home Canning tips for this recipe – – –

waterbath for home canningIf you use the “Waterbath” canning method

Process the jars for 10 minutes

 

pressure canner for home canningIf you use the “Pressure” canning method

Process the jars for 5 minutes under 6 pounds of pressure