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Strawberry Jam

"Tries this recipe once... never buys store bought jam again."

If there has been one staple in my house my entire life, it has to be strawberry jam. It's quintessential. Nostalgic. Homey. I mean, who doesn't like it?


Rock it on a PB&J - yes.

Slathered on an english muffin - absolutely.

Piled on a warm biscuit - need this now!

3 ingredients. So Easy.

This strawberry jam recipe is SO easy, you will literally never buy it from the store again. Not too sweet and bursting with strawberry flavor, this recipe satisfies the masses.

 

🏷 Time: 45mins

 

Ingredients

  • 2lbs Fresh Strawberries

  • 1.5c Sugar

  • 2TBSP Lemon Juice

Directions

  • Hull and dice strawberries into large chunks

  • Combine strawberries, lemon, and sugar in a dutch oven and mash until juice starts to form. Make sure that some of the strawberries maintain their integrity. We love a nice chunky jam

  • Heat strawberry mixture over medium heat, constantly stirring. Note: the strawberries will start bubbling up, as long as you keep stirring they wont boil over.

  • Place a small plate in the fridge to chill

  • After about 25 minutes the jam should be thick and reduced.

  • Spoon a small amount of jam on chilled plate. Drag a spatula through the jam, if it leaves a trail that does not immediately fill, the jam is ready with the right consistency. If not, continue to stir the jam over medium heat for 2 more minutes and repeat the chilled plate-freezer process.

  • Take off of heat and let cool for 10 minutes

  • Serve warm, or pour into an airtight container and store for up to 3 weeks

Enjoy!

1 Comment


sgjsoccer11
Aug 03, 2020

I made this jam the other day & it was amazing! Honestly, it sounded too good to be true when I read how easy it was but it truly was so simple! It was such a hit with my roommates and family, will definitely be making it again!

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