Old Fashioned Strawberry Jam Recipe

Old Fashioned Strawberry Jam Recipe

Old Fashioned Strawberry Jam Recipe

Ingredients
  • 2 quarts strawberries
  • 5 heaping cups sugar
  • ½ cup lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Wash strawberries and remove the stems.
  2. Chop, mash or puree strawberries and stir in the sugar. Let sit for 2 hours.
  3. Add strawberry mixture to a large pot and cook slow over medium heat until it boils, stirring often. Then turn up the heat to med-high and boil fast for 5 more minutes.
  4. Add in lemon juice and stir. Boil 5 minutes longer.
  5. Pour jam into clean jars and add lids. Place in a hot water bath canner and boil for 10 minutes. Remove from water and let cool to room temperature. Store in a cool dry place for up to 1 year.

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