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Strawberry Freezer Jam Recipe

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This recipe for Strawberry Freezer Jam, by , is from Our Family Cookbook Project 2006, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jamie Anne Marshall- Broken Arrow, OK
Added: Friday, September 1, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. crushed strawberries (buy 1 qt. fully ripe strawberries)
4 c. sugar, measured into separate bowl
3/4 c. water
1 box SURE.JELL Fruit Pectin

Directions:
Directions:
RINSE clean 5 (1-cup) plastic containers and lids with boiling water. Dry thoroughly.
STEM and crush strawberries thoroughly, 1 cup at a time. Measure exactly 2 cups prepared fruit into large bowl. Stir in sugar. Let stand 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
MIX water and pectin in small saucepan. Bring to boil on high heat, stirring constantly. Continue boiling and stirring 1 minute. Add to fruit mixture; stir 3 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and no longer grainy. (A few sugar crystals may remain.)
FILL all containers immediately to within 1/2 inch of tops. Wipe off top edges of containers; immediately cover with lids. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours. Jam is now ready to use. Store in refrigerator up to 3 weeks or freeze extra containers up to 1 year. Thaw in refrigerator before using.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes: 5 (1-cup) containers or 72 servings, 1 Tbsp. each
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep: 30 min / Total Time: 24.5 hr
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is my absolute favorite jam. My mother (Sharon) makes freezer jam every year, and every other kind of jam is pale by comparison.

 

 

 

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