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Strawberry jam spread onto a croissant Tried & Tested

Strawberry jam

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Strawberry jam, probably the most famous jam in the world.  Why not try making some yourself.

Key Information

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    Bake:

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  • Jars:2
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 1⅛kg 2½ lb Strawberries
  • 3tbsp 3tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1½kg 3⅛ lb White granulated sugar (we like Silver Spoon) White granulated sugar
  • 125ml 4¼ fl oz Apple pectin
  • 1tbsp 1tbsp Butter (unsalted)

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Prepare the fruit and crush thoroughly. Add the lemon juice and the sugar.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 1⅛kg 2½ lb Strawberries
    • 3tbsp 3tbsp Lemon juice
    • 1½kg 3⅛ lb White granulated sugar (we like Silver Spoon) White granulated sugar
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Heat slowly until dissolved, stirring occasionally. Add a small knob of butter or margarine to reduce foaming.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 1tbsp 1tbsp Butter (unsalted)
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Bring quickly to a full rolling boil and boil rapidly for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Remove from the heat and stir in the apple pectin – skim if necessary.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 125ml 4¼ fl oz Apple pectin
  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Allow to cool slightly to prevent the fruit from floating. Pot and cover in the usual way.