Homemade Strawberry Jam - Don't Buy it, Make It!!!

Home Made Strawberry Jam is easy and is made in amounts that would make it easy to half or double, depending on your needs. Enjoy. What a great way to use up fresh berries going off fast!

Homemade Strawberry Jam | Stay at Home Mum

serves
4
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
3
difficulty
Easy
rating (click to rate)
4.2 based on 55 ratings, click to rate

Ingredients

  • 1 kg Strawberries hulled
  • 4 cups Sugar, Caster
  • 4 tbsp Lemon Juice


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Method

  1. In a heavy based saucepan crush the strawberries with a potato masher.
  2. Add sugar and lemon juice.
  3. Stir over low heat until the sugar is dissolved.
  4. Increase heat to high, and bring the mixture to a full rolling boil.
  5. Boil, stirring often, until the mixture reaches 105 C.
  6. Transfer to hot sterile jars, leaving 1cm headspace, and seal.
  7. Process any unsealed jars in a water bath. If the jam is going to be eaten right away, don't bother with processing, and just refrigerate.

Notes

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Homemade Strawberry Jam is not suitable to freeze.
  • Store in fridge for up to 4 months.

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