Strawberry jam with liquid pectin
- 3 ¾ cups crushed strawberries (2 quart boxes strawberries)
- 7 cups sugar
- ¼ cup lemon juice
- ½ bottle liquid pectin
To prepare fruit. Sort and wash ripe strawberries, remove stems and caps. Crush the berries.
To make jam. Measure crushed strawberries into large kettle. Add sugar, lemon juice, and stir well. Place on high heat; bring quickly to a boil with bubbles over entire surface. Boil hard for one minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in pectin. Skim off foam with a metal spoon.
Fill and process containers as previously described. Makes about eight, 8-ounce jars.
Reviewed by Lou Ann Jopp, University of Minnesota Extension educator, 2010.