This Strawberry Jam recipe is perfect for canning if you are looking for Easy Ways to Get Started With Canning.
I like to have jam made with fresh fruit on hand all winter long. It is perfect for crepes, pies, cookies, pancakes, breads and more!
5½ cups crushed strawberries (about 3 quart boxes strawberries)
1 package powdered pectin
8 cups sugar
Wash strawberries then remove stems and caps. Crush the berries.
Add the crushed strawberries into a pot, adding the pectin and stir well.
Place on high heat and, stirring constantly Bring to a full boil.
Add all the sugar and continue stirring.
Heat again to a full boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat and skim off the impurities
Immediately add hot jam into sterile jars leaving ¼ inch headspace.
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Wipe rims of jars with a dampened clean paper towel; adjust two-piece metal canning lids.
Process in a boiling water canner.
Makes about 9 or 10 half-pint jars