Strawberry Jam

Submitted by: Natalie S. Cyphers on August 5, 2010

Haven’t tasted the outcome yet, but looks really good 🙂

Servings: 8 or 9 8 oz jars      Cook Time: Boil hard for 1 minute 15 seconds, Process jars accordingly.: 20 minutes for quarts, 10 minutes for pints and 5 minutes for half pints  

Ingredients

5 cups hulled mashed strawberries


7 cups sugar
1/4 cup lemon juice

1 1/75 ounce package powdered fruit pectin

Directions

Place mashed strawberries and lemon juice in a pot. Stir in pectin until dissolved. Bring strawberries to a strong boil.


Add sugar, then return mixture to a full (violent) boil that can’t be stirred down. Boil hard for 1 minute 15 seconds. Skim foam off the top.

Process into jars, leaving 1/4″ headspace. BWB: 20 minutes for quarts, 10 minutes for pints and 5 minutes for half pints.

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