Fresh Strawberry Jam

Makes: 10 jars (1/2 pint each) for $12. Prep: 10 minutes. Cook: 80 minutes.

Fresh Strawberry Jam
Yield: 10 jars (1/2 pint each) Prep 10 mins Cook 1 hr 15 mins


  • 4 quarts strawberries, washed, hulled
  • 8 cups sugar
  • Juice of 2 lemons (about 1/4 cup)

Make It

1. Mix berries, sugar, juice in heavy 4-quart pot. Boil 1 hour 15 minutes; skim; stir often. Remove from heat. Stir 5 minutes.

2. Sterilize 10 half-pint canning jars, lids, bands according to manufacturers directions. Ladle jam into jars, with 1/4-inch headspace. Wipe rims; cover with tops; screw on bands.

3. Process jars in boiling water bath 10 minutes. Remove jars; test seals. Cool on rack. Check seals. Label, date, store in cool, dark place for up to several months.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 57, Fat, total (g): , chol. (mg): , sat. fat (g): , carb. (g): 15, pro. (g): , sodium (mg): , Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.