Sunday, May 11, 2014

Strawberry Jam


  • 4 pints strawberries, washed and stems removed (five cups crushed berries)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 package 1.75 ounce powdered pectin
  • 7 cups sugar

Crush berries one layer at a time.
Combine berries, lemon juice, and powdered pectin in a large saucepot.
Bring to a full rolling boil.
Add sugar all at one time.
Bring mixture to a full boiling roll and boil exactly one minute, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat.
Skim off foam.
Ladle hot jam into prepared jars to 1/4 inch of top.
Top with two-piece lids.
Process 15 minutes in a boiling-water canner.
Makes eight cups.

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