Fresh Strawberry Jam

  • 5 cups crushed strawberries, washed and hulled
  • 2 teaspoons lemon Juice
  • 1 package (1 3/4 ounces) powdered fruit pectin
  • 7 cups sugar

In a 4-quart microproof bowl, combine the fruit and juice with the pectin. Cook, covered, on HIGH (Max Power) for 10-11 minutes, or until the mixture boils. Stir once during cooking. Stir in the sugar. Cook, uncovered, on HIGH for 10-12 minutes, or until the mixture boils hard for at least 1 minutes. Skim off any foam with a metal spoon. Pour the mixture into hot sterilized jars and seal.

  • Yields: 2 quarts
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
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