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SURE.JELL Strawberry Jam

4.6
(20) 18 Reviews
Prep Time
45
min.
Total Time
45
min.
Servings

about 8 (1-cup) jars or 128 servings, 1 Tbsp. each

Fresh strawberries, sugar and fruit pectin are cooked briefly then processed in a canner for scrumptious homemade jam.

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  • Bring boiling-water canner, half full with water, to simmer. Wash jars and screw bands in hot soapy water; rinse with warm water. Pour boiling water over flat lids in saucepan off the heat. Let stand in hot water until ready to use. Drain well before filling.
  • Stem and crush strawberries thoroughly, one layer at a time. Measure exactly 5 cups prepared fruit into 6- or 8-qt. saucepot.
  • Stir pectin into fruit in saucepot. Add butter to reduce foaming. Bring mixture to full rolling boil (a boil that doesn't stop bubbling when stirred) on high heat, stirring constantly. Stir in sugar. Return to full rolling boil and boil exactly 1 min., stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Skim off any foam with metal spoon.
  • Ladle immediately into prepared jars, filling to within 1/4 inch of tops. Wipe jar rims and threads. Cover with two-piece lids. Screw bands tightly. Place jars on elevated rack in canner. Lower rack into canner. (Water must cover jars by 1 to 2 inches. Add boiling water, if needed.) Cover; bring water to gentle boil. Process 10 min. Remove jars and place upright on a towel to cool completely. After jars cool, check seals by pressing middle of lids with finger. (If lids spring back, lids are not sealed and refrigeration is necessary.)

Strawberry-Lime Jam

Prepare as directed, adding 2 tsp. lime zest and 1/4 cup lime juice to prepared 5 cups strawberries in saucepot.

How to Measure Precisely

To get exact level cup measures of sugar, spoon sugar into dry metal or plastic measuring cups, then level by scraping excess sugar from top of cup with a straight-edged knife.

Altitude Chart

At altitudes above 1,000 feet, increase processing time as indicated: 1,001 to 3,000 feet - increase processing time by 5 minutes; 3,001 to 6,000 feet - increase processing time by 10 minutes; 6,001 to 8,000 feet - increase processing time by 15 minutes; 8,001 to 10,000 feet - increase processing time by 20 minutes.

Servings

  • about 8 (1-cup) jars or 128 servings, 1 Tbsp. each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size about 8 (1-cup) jars or 128 servings, 1 Tbsp. each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 45
% Daily Value
Total fat 0g
Saturated fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0mg
Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 11g
Protein 0g
   
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • EarlJustEarl |

    Sorry, I guess you can't use the words "blowo" and "skrewe". lol

  • EarlJustEarl |

    When I worked at a jelly factory, we never did anything except **** out the bottles with air to make sure nothing was inside, fill with boiling product, ***** on the caps, box them, and place them upside down until they were completely cooled. And all that time, I never heard of anyone getting sick or dying because they weren't "processed" correctly.

  • jilaine1 |

    love this recipe

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