07 December 2013

Strawberry Jam Recipe

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Strawberry Jam

Quick and easy strawberry jam recipe.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Yields: 2 cups ( approx)
  1. Strawberry,roughly chopped- 3 cups
  2. Sugar-1.5 cup
  3. Vanilla pod-1 small
  4. Lemon juice-2.5 to 3 tbsp

  • In a large pot,combine together strawberry,sugar and lemon juice.Cut the vanilla pod lengthwise and scrape the seeds into the pot.
  • Bring it to a simmer over medium heat.Mash it using a potato masher as you cook it.( i like it be a bit chunky,so did not mash the berries)
  • Stir well and bring it to a boil.Cook until it turns thick and glossy.Skim the foam as you cook it.(To test if it is ready or not,place a spoonful of jam on a plate and place it in the fridge for a minute or two,if it is still runny cook for another 5  minutes and check again)
  • Let it sit for 10 minutes.Transfer the jam to a sterilized jar and let cool to room temperature,before sealing the jar.( Refrigerate upto 10 days)

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