Homemade Strawberry Jam

homemade strawberry jam

 

Ingredients

    • 2 pounds fresh strawberries

 

  • 4 cups sugar (put a cup less if you don’t like jam to sweet)

  strawberry jam

  • First, wash 2 pounds of fresh strawberries, then cut off the green leaves. (important to wash strawberries before taking the leaves off).
  • Place the strawberries into a large pot. Pour 4 cups of sugar on top of the strawberries and let it stand for 2-4 hours, or until you start to see juice. 

homemade strawberry jam

  • Bring the strawberries to a boil, and let it boil for 5 minutes. Take the foam off. After 5 minutes of boiling take off  from the heat and set aside to cool down, for about 10 hours. 

homemade strawberry jam

  • Boil the strawberries again for 5 minutes, take the foam off and let cool down for another 10 hours.

homemade strawberry jam

  • Boil the strawberries one more time, let it cool down for 1 hour before placing into jars. Keep jars in a cool and dark area. 

The reason you boil for 5 minutes and let it cool down three times is so the strawberries keep their shape. If you like your jam less runny, boil the strawberries longer.
Enjoy!  

homemade strawberry jam

Homemade Strawberry Jam

Servings: 5
Calories: 677kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh strawberries
  • 4 cups sugar put a cup less if you don’t like your jam too sweet

Instructions

  • First, wash 2 pounds of fresh strawberries, then cut off the green leaves. (important to wash strawberries before taking the leaves off).
  • Place the strawberries into a large pot. Pour 4 cups of sugar on top of the strawberries and let it stand for 2-4 hours, or until you start to see juice.
  • Bring the strawberries to a boil, and let it boil for 5 minutes. Take the foam off. After 5 minutes of boiling take off from the heat and set aside to cool down, for about 10 hours.
  • Boil the strawberries again for 5 minutes, take the foam off and let cool down for another 10 hours.
  • Boil the strawberries one more time, let it cool down for 1 hour before placing into jars. Keep jars in a cool and dark area.
  • The reason you boil for 5 minutes and let it cool down three times is so the strawberries keep their shape. If you like your jam less runny, boil the strawberries longer.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 677kcal | Carbohydrates: 173g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 277mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 168g | Vitamin A: 0.4% | Vitamin C: 129.3% | Calcium: 2.9% | Iron: 4.6%
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