Strawberry Margarita Preserves

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

A family favorite-great on english muffins and bagels.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine berries, apples and lemon juice in a large stainless or enamel saucepan.
  2. Bring to a full rolling boil.
  3. Add sugar, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved.
  4. Boil gently, uncovered, stirring frequently until mixture reaches gel stage-around 40 min.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in the booze-return to heat and boil for 5 min.
  6. Ladle into clean, hot sterilized jars leaving 1/4 inch head space.
  7. Process for 5 min at altitudes up to 1000 feet.


Most Helpful

The strawberry margarita smell eminating from my kitchen was divine! I can't wait to indulge! Very easy recipe to make...very pretty in canning jars. Yes! A great hostess/Christmas gift idea!

Heidi in Wisconsin July 07, 2003

VERY sweet. Fun idea for a jam flavor and I think it'll make terrific hostess gifts this Christmas. Thanks for posting the recipe.

E S C June 17, 2003

Oh this was delicious! Just finished making a batch and if what I got to lick off the spoon is any indication this jam will not last long. I am always on the look out for unique jams and nooone I have talked to have ever heard of this kind! Thanks for making me look so good.
July 2011: I have made this several times now but have always used chamborg instead of the strawberry schnapps because I didn't want to buy a big bottle for two teaspoons. Always works great. This time I tried replacing the strawberries with raspberries and what a yummy success!!!!! Thanks again.

Ladymedic July 14, 2011

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