Homemade Strawberry Jam

Homemade Strawberry Jam

Yields16 Servings
DifficultyBeginnerPrep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins
Ingredients
 1 pt strawberries
 ¼ cup sugar
 1 tbsp lemon juice
Method
1

Wash strawberries and lemons.

2

Cut green tops off of strawberries and cut strawberries into slices.

3

Cut lemon in half and squeeze out lemon juice into a bowl. Place a mesh strainer over the bowl before squeezing the lemon to catch the seeds.

4

Place a small saucepan on the stove over medium heat.

5

Add sliced strawberries, ¼ cup sugar and 1 tablespoon lemon juice to the pan.

6

Bring mixture to a rolling boil. Stir frequently with a wooden spoon and mash the strawberries slightly with a potato masher.

7

Turn the heat down to medium low and simmer for 10 minutes.

8

Test jam by putting a teaspoon of jam on a plate and swirling the plate around gently. If the jam runs, cook for 2-5 minutes longer.

9

Transfer jam to clean glass jars and cool. Refrigerate after completely cooled.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2 tbs

Servings 16


Amount Per Serving
Calories 19
% Daily Value *
Total Fat .1g1%
Saturated Fat .1g1%
Sodium .3mg1%
Potassium 50mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 4.9g2%
Dietary Fiber .5g2%
Sugars 4.2g
Protein .2g1%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

Ingredients

 1 pt strawberries
 ¼ cup sugar
 1 tbsp lemon juice

Directions

1

Wash strawberries and lemons.

2

Cut green tops off of strawberries and cut strawberries into slices.

3

Cut lemon in half and squeeze out lemon juice into a bowl. Place a mesh strainer over the bowl before squeezing the lemon to catch the seeds.

4

Place a small saucepan on the stove over medium heat.

5

Add sliced strawberries, ¼ cup sugar and 1 tablespoon lemon juice to the pan.

6

Bring mixture to a rolling boil. Stir frequently with a wooden spoon and mash the strawberries slightly with a potato masher.

7

Turn the heat down to medium low and simmer for 10 minutes.

8

Test jam by putting a teaspoon of jam on a plate and swirling the plate around gently. If the jam runs, cook for 2-5 minutes longer.

9

Transfer jam to clean glass jars and cool. Refrigerate after completely cooled.

Homemade Strawberry Jam

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