Strawberry Freezer Jam

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Preserving Method: Freezing

Makes about 5 (8 oz) half-pint jars

Try this recipe using Ball® Plastic half-pint 8 oz. Freezer Jars with Snap On Lids


You will need

  • 2 cups crushed strawberries (about 2 1-lb containers)
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 4-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 6 Tbsp Ball®  RealFruit™ Classic Pectin

 

Directions

  1. Combine prepared fruit with lemon juice in a large bowl. Add sugar, mixing thoroughly. Let stand 10 minutes.
  2. Whisk water and pectin in a small saucepan. Bring to a full rolling boil that cannot be stirred down, stirring constantly. Boil hard for 1 minute, continuing to stir.
  3. Add cooked pectin mixture to fruit mixture stir for 3 minutes.
  4. Ladle freezer jam into clean jars leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Loosely apply lids and let jam stand in refrigerator until set, but no longer than 24 hours. Serve immediately, refrigerate up to 3 weeks or freeze up to 1 year.