This strawberry jam recipe is surprisingly quick and easy to make. It can be made with fresh or frozen strawberries so you can enjoy it all year long.
This is a great jam to make when strawberries are in season and at their peak as they are inexpensive and delicious. This is a great gift to make from your kitchen as it will last for months when properly preserved.
We are going to enhance the flavor of the berries in this recipe by using some balsamic vinegar. No worries. You will not even know it is there but it makes a real difference in the final product.
Here is what you are going to need for this delicious strawberry jam recipe:
5 cups mashed strawberries (about 8 cups whole)
7 cups granulated sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 49 gr. pack pectin
Prepare your jars and get them hot.
Place the mashed strawberries in a heavy pot. Whisk in the lemon juice, balsamic vinegar and pectin. Mix well. Bring to a boil, on high heat, constantly stirring. Add the sugar all at once and ring back to a rolling boil.
Stir jam constantly for one minute. Turn off heat. Remove foam from the top of your jam. Bottle and process as per jar instructions.
Dress up jar with a pretty label and a checkered piece of cloth over the lid. Give out as a gift or simply enjoy it yourself!