Delicious Strawberry Jam

Originally published by Food.com

YIELD: 6 pintsĀ 

READY IN: 45 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts strawberries, cut and crushed to yield 5 cups crushed berries
  • 7 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter
  • 1 (1 3/4 ounce) box pectin (SureJell brand preferred)

Directions

  • Pour crushed berries into large boiler.
  • Measure sugar into seperate container and set aside.
  • Stir package of Sure-Jell into strawberries.
  • Add butter.
  • Bring berries and Sure-Jell to a full rolling boil (a boil that does not stop bubbling when stirred) then add sugar.
  • Stir constantly.
  • Stir in sugar, quickly.
  • Return mixture to a full rolling boil and boil exactly 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Skim foam from top with metal spoon.
  • Ladle quickly into jars that have been cleaned and preheated.
  • Clean rims of jars with clean hot cloth.
  • Place heated lids (lids that have been placed in simmering water for 1 minute) on jars and tighten rings.
  • Place jars in water bath canner for 5 minutes, then remove from canner, turn jars upside down for 5 minutes.
  • Return jars to upright position and let cool completely before storing.