How To Make Strawberry Jam

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We are starting our summer canning with strawberry jam.
Normally I use low/no sugar pectin and only add a cup or two of sugar in my recipe. However I’m out of that so I’m using up some regular pectin. This uses more sugar then I like, but considering how small of a serving you use it’s not to bad.

 

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Strawberry Jam

  • Author: Kim Mills @ Homestead Acres
  • Prep Time: 00:20
  • Cook Time: 00:20
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts strawberries
  • 2 TBS lemon juice
  • 7 cups sugar
  • 1 packet powdered pectin

Instructions

  1. Wash and cut tops off berries.
  2. Mash berries and add lemon juice and pectin.
  3. Bring to a boil and add sugar.
  4. Boil for 1 minute.
  5. Remove from heat, stir and skim for 5 min.
  6. Ladle into jars and can for 10 min.

 

 

Kim Homestead Acres

Kim Mills is a homeschooling mom of 6 and lives on an urban homestead in Ontario, Canada. Blogging at Homestead Acres she enjoys sharing tips to help you save money, grow and preserve your own food.


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