Strawberry Jam Essence De Provence

Total Time
8hrs 30mins
Prep 8 hrs
Cook 30 mins

Strawberries with vanilla and hints of lavender. I came up with this recipe using fresh spring strawberries and Lavender Sugar With Vanilla. This bring me back to Provence! Lovely on La Baguette, Fougasse, chocolate croissant, inside a crepe, French Toast. Bon appétit!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place one cup of sugar in the blender with lavender and vanilla. Blend till all fine and powdery.
  2. Add to sugar.
  3. Place strawberries in a heavy bottom pot stir in all the sugar. Let sit for 4 hour. Stirring a couple times till all the sugar is a syrup.
  4. Add lemon juice and butter if using.
  5. Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat. When stirring it still is boiling.
  6. Stir in the liquid pectin bring back to a rolling boil. Then continue a rolling boil for 1 minute. Stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  7. Ladle into prepared jars. Wipe rims and secure with lids and screw bands.
  8. Place in a hot water bath covered by 1 inch of water. Cover and bring to a gentle boil for 10 minutes. Shut flame off and leave for 5 more minutes.
  9. Remove jars keeping upright. Place in a draft free place on a towel to cool completely.
  10. Let jars sit for 24 hours be sure jars are sealed. Remove bands wipe jars and label.
  11. Good for 1 year if stored in a cool dry dark pantry.


Most Helpful

I love the bits of vanilla bean in the jam plus the smell is out of this world. My new favorite strawberry jam.

mary winecoff June 15, 2010

beautiful flavor.. just a hint of floral.. am gonna design a recipe to go with this for my bridal shower

GingerlyJ May 16, 2010

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