Kittencal's Easy Refrigerator Strawberry Jam

READY IN: 15mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb fresh ripe strawberry, trimmed and halved (use only red ripe berries)
  • 23 - 1
    cup sugar (I found that 2/3 cup was enough sugar for me)
  • 2
    tablespoons powdered fruit pectin
  • 2 -3
  • red food coloring (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a bowl mash the strawberries using a potato masher or fork.
  • In a large skillet stir together the mashed berries, sugar, pectin and lemon juice (starting with 2/3 cup sugar and adding in more desired I found that 2/3 cup plenty for me!) boil until slightly thickened about 5 minutes, add in a couple drops of red food colouring if needed.
  • Transfer the mixture to a bowl to cool.
  • Store tightly covered in a glass jar in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
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