Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Strawberry Jam


Strawberry Jam

Ingredients

500 to 550 g Strawberries, hulled and quartered
100 g Sugar
Juice of 1 Medium Lemon

Sterilized jar

Method

Put all the strawberries in a large bowl, toss with sugar and lemon juice. Cover and refrigerate overnight to draw out the juices.

Remove the strawberries from the fridge, and pour into a heavy based pan. Bring to the boil, lower the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes. (Adjust the sweetness with extra sugar, if necessary) Puree the strawberries to your liking, bring it back to simmer on low heat until the jam is thicken, for about 10 to 15 minutes. Spoon the jam into the sterilized jar.


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8 comments:

  1. NICE! i made some berry jam too (: yummy! (: (:

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  2. ... forgot to ask you, how do you sterilise the jar?

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  3. @Spoon and Chopsticks: I used the old fashioned way, with boiling water. Fyi, here is a link about canning. http://missvickie.com/canning/jars.html

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  4. This is absolutely divine. I'm totally going to make this. Do you happen to know how long it keeps?

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  5. oh wow - sounds great! can't wait to try this. saving it (http://cookmarked.com). have the same question as emily though.

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  6. @emily & @laura: I am not sure how long it will keep. We normally consumed the jam within 2 to 3 weeks. (Stored in the refrigerator)

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  7. Just made this and it is absolutely perfect. Thank you for sharing!

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