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Glitter strawberry jam with champagne

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2.514 stars based on 39 ratings

This gorgeous and very special jam is an excellent gifting idea and will look beautiful on you Christmas morning toast!

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Jars:4
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 800g 28¼ oz Strawberries hulled
  • 1kg 2¼ lb Jam sugar (we use Silver Spoon) Jam sugar
  • Butter (unsalted) knob
  • 200ml 6⅞ fl oz Champagne or sparkling wine
  • 1 1 Edible glitter pot

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Crush the strawberries with a potato masher or in a liquidiser then pour into a large 4.5L heavy based saucepan.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 800g 28¼ oz Strawberries hulled
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Add the jam sugar and heat gently whilst stirring continuously until the sugar has completely dissolved. Do not boil.

    Ingredients for this step

  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Add a knob of butter and stir in, then add the champagne.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Butter (unsalted) knob
    • 200ml 6⅞ fl oz Champagne or sparkling wine
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Increase the heat and keep stirring until the jam comes to a rolling boil that bubbles vigorously, rises in the pan and can’t be stirred down. Boil for 4 minutes only.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Remove from the heat and stir in the glitter until you are happy, then working quickly pot the jam into warm, clean jars and cover.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 1 1 Edible glitter pot
  6. Classic mode Step 6

    For a gift, tie some festive ribbon around the top and add a gift tag.