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How To Make Strawberry Jam

How To Make Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam Recipe. Delicious on bread, toast, scones, crackers or whatever takes your fancy. Homemade strawberry jam is simply unbeatable. Delight in our Strawberry Jam recipe.

INGREDIENTS

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RECIPE

Serves
half a litre
Prep =
5m
Cook =
12m
Total =
17m

Step 1: You will need

  • 1/2 kg strawberries, destalked and washed
  • 350 g sugar
  • juice of one lemon
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 medium saucepan
  • 1 spoon
  • parchment paper
  • 1 elastic band
  • 1 half-litre jar

Step 2: Add sugar to strawberries

Put the strawberries in the pan, sprinkle over all of the sugar and place it into the fridge overnight.

Step 3: Heat the strawberries

Place the pan on a medium heat and let the sugar to dissolve. This will take roughly 6 minutes. Do not stir at this point as not to break up the fruit.

Once dissolved bring to a boil and add the lemon juice. Stir briefly and boil rapidly for 8 minutes.

Step 4: Add butter and cool

After 8 minutes spoon in the butter and stir in. Take off the heat and allow to cool for 20 minutes.

Step 5: Transfer into jar

Spoon the strawberry jam into the jar. Cover it with a small square of parchment paper and seal tightly with an elastic band. Finally, put the jar lid back on, closing it tightly.

The strawberry jam can be kept in a cool, dry place for 2-3 weeks.