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Strawberry Jam

1 Reviews

  • Egg Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Nut free
  • Vegetarian

About the bake

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

25Total Time
5Prep Time
20Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

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

  2. Step 2:

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

  3. Step 3:

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

  4. Step 4:

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

  5. Step 5:

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


  • For The Jam

    • 1.1kg Strawberries
    • 3 tbsp Juice of one whole lemon
    • 1.4kg Silver Spoon White Granulated Sugar
    • 125ml Apple pectin
    • 1 tbsp Butter (unsalted)


  • Large preserving pan
  • Sterlised jars and lids

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