Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam

Fresh, homemade strawberry jam is always the way to go. You only need 3 ingredients to make this recipe: hulled strawberries, sugar and lemon juice. It’s that simple. These fruits are rich in vitamin C and as a jam, are commonly eaten over toast as a quick snack or in delicious desserts like puddings, pies, and ice cream.  

Did You Know?  

Strawberries are actually considered members of the rose family! They are members of the Rosaceae family, commonly known as the rose family. The strawberry is one of many types of fruit-bearing plants in the Rosaceae family that produce clusters of fruit from a single flower. Stop and smell the strawberries!  

Strawberry Jam

This is hands down my favourite jam!! Perfect on toast or even as a dessert over ice cream, scones, shortbread cookies….anything!! Your little ones will not only love it, but they'll have fun making it with you too! 
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Servings 20 People

Equipment

  • Saucepan

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 cup sugar (optional)
  • 2 tbps lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest

Instructions
 

  • Add strawberries to the saucepan over medium heat
  • Add sugar and stir frequently until the sugar dissolves
  • Once boiling, add lemon juice and zest 
  • Stir occasionally for 15 minutes or until strawberries look blended through
  • Remove from heat, and allow the jam to cool to room temperature
  • Pour into sterile jars and keep them in the fridge

Mmm, mmm, mmm… soooo good!   

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