STRAWBERRY JAM


Ingredients

2 1⁄4 lb (1kg) Strawberries
3 tbsp Lemon Juice
3 lb (1.4kg) Sugar
1⁄2 Bottle Certo

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Method
  • Prepare the fruit, crush thoroughly and put into a pan with the sugar and lemon juice.
  • Heat slowly, until the sugar has dissolved, stirring occasionally, add a small knob of butter or margarine.
  • Bring to a full rolling boil and boil rapidly for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat, add the Certo, and leave to cool for 20 minutes to prevent floating fruit.
  • Skim, pot and cover in the usual way.

MAKES 5lb OF JAM