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Friday, June 18, 2010

Stawberry Freezer Jam

2lb packages of Strawberries are on sale for $1.99 at Vons right now.  I love strawberries.  I love eating them plain, I LOVE dipping them in chocolate and I also love home made strawberry freezer jam.  Every year during strawberry season I wait for strawberries to go on sale for $.99 a pound and than I make a years worth of freezer jam.  Freezer jam is super easy (and when I say easy I mean REALLY easy) to make.  This year my sister-in-law and I decided to make jam together. 

To make strawberry freezer jam you will need:
1 box Sure-Jell
2 Cups crushed/pureed Strawberries (about 1 1/2lbs)
4 Cups Sugar
several small tupperware

All the directions are in the Sure Jell box it truly is easy. 
1)Clean and cut the tops off the strawberries.
2) Chop/Puree strawberries in blender or food processor
3) Mix Strawberries and 4 cups of sugar together in larger bowl.  Let stand 10 minutes stirring occasionally
4) Mix 3/4 cups water and sure-jell pack together.  Bring to a boil stirring constantly.  Boil for 1 minute.
5) Add sure-jell mixture in with the strawberries and sugar.  Mix constantly for 3 minutes.
6) Poor into containers.  Let stand for 24 hours than refrigerate or freeze.

Once frozen freezer jam is good for 1 year : )

1 comment:

Lina Darnell said...

Thanks for sharing this! I am fnaly getting the time to do this and it looks sooo yummy! PB&J is very popular at my house so why not!!