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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
2Makes
Easy

Method

  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.

Ingredients

  • 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)

Utensils

  • Large preserving pan
  • Sterlised jars and lids

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