Freezer Strawberry Jam Recipe

Freezer Strawberry Jam picture

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Fresh ripe strawberries1 Quart, cleaned and hulled (About 2 1/2 Cups Mashed Berries)
 Powdered fruit pectin4⁄5 Ounce (1/2 Box Of 1 3/4 Ounce)
 Sugar3 Cup (48 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2698 Calories from Fat 24

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.5%

Saturated Fat 0.15 g0.77%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 54.8 mg2.3%

Total Carbohydrates 693 g231%

Dietary Fiber 20.9 g83.5%

Sugars 645.7 g

Protein 6 g12.8%

Vitamin A 2.3% Vitamin C 927.2%

Calcium 15.9% Iron 25.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Slice the strawberries and place in 2-qt measure or 3-qt casserole.
2) Mash them well.

MAKING
2) Add pectin to mashed berries.
3) Microwave the mixture at High 6-10, or until mixture boils at full speed from all sides and in center.
4) Stir in half time during cooking.
5) Add in sugar.
6) Microwave at High 4-6 1/2 minutes, or until mixture boils at full speed from all sides and in center.
7) Stir after 3 minutes followed by every minute to prevent the boiling mixture spills outside.
8) Let it boil for 1 minute.

SERVING
9) Use the raspberry jam on toast and pancakes.
11) It can also be used as a filling in raspberry pie.
10) If not using, keep in refrigerator or store in hot sterilized jar.
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