Refrigerator Jam

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by invictus

Found this little gem in an old Woman's Day magazine I had laying around the house. You choose the fruit; strawberries, peaches, blueberries, plums, or whatever other combination you can come up with. 4 pounds of fruit makes about seven half-pints. This isn't exactly a speedy process and requires a lot of stirring so grab a good cookbook to read!

Top Review by Jellyqueen

A wonderful easy jam. I used frozen blueberries and reduced the recipe to 8 ounces berries and 1/2 cup sugar because I didn't want any left to can. The only thing I did have to do extra was to add about 1 Tble spoon water to get the cooking started. Great jam for my tea party!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 lbs fruit, your choice
  • 4 cups sugar

Directions

  1. Wash fruit and discard any skin (from peaches or the like).
  2. Cut fruit into pieces no larger than 1 inch each.
  3. In a large heavy-duty saucepan add the sugar and stir over medium heat while the sugar melts and the fruit softens.
  4. Cook, stirring constantly until the jam thickens. this may take an hour or more. Cool, then spoon into very clean jars, cover with clean lids and refrigerate up to 3 weeks.

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