Homemade strawberry jam

Homemade strawberry jam


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About this recipe: a delicious jam that i have been told has been in my family for 83 years. made by me lots and i have never had a bad jar.

gammagirl Staffordshire, England, UK

Makes: 6 jars strawberry jam

  • 1.5lb strawberries
  • 2 tbsp apple juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • cold water if needed

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Chop the strawberries and put into saucepan with the apple and lemon juice. Mix until well combined.
  2. cook on a low heat, mashing often with a wooden spoon until the mixture is thick and smooth. watch the jam doesn't burn,and add cold water if mix seem to thick, but keep water to a minimum.
  3. pour into sterilized, warmed jars and seal.
  4. can stay in the fridge for up to 2 weeks


you can try swapping strawberries for any other berry or even experiment with a mixture of berries.

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- 16 Dec 2012

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