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Registered: 03-27-2003
Sun, 08-03-2008 - 2:35pm
Prep Time: 30 min
Total Time: 24 hr 30 min
Makes: 5 (1-cup) containers or 72 servings, 1 Tbsp. each

2 cups crushed strawberries (buy 1 qt. fully ripe strawberries)
4 cups sugar, measured into separate bowl
3/4 cup water
1 box SURE.JELL Fruit Pectin

RINSE clean 5 (1-cup) plastic containers and lids with boiling water. Dry thoroughly.

STEM and crush strawberries thoroughly, 1 cup at a time. Measure exactly 2 cups prepared fruit into large bowl. Stir in sugar. Let stand 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

MIX water and pectin in small saucepan. Bring to boil on high heat, stirring constantly. Continue boiling and stirring 1 minute. Add to fruit mixture; stir 3 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and no longer grainy. (A few sugar crystals may remain.)

FILL all containers immediately to within 1/2 inch of tops. Wipe off top edges of containers; immediately cover with lids. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours. Jam is now ready to use. Store in refrigerator up to 3 weeks or freeze extra containers up to 1 year. Thaw in refrigerator before using.

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Registered: 07-23-2003
Sun, 08-03-2008 - 3:31pm
I'm going to try it soon.
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Registered: 02-12-2002
Sun, 08-03-2008 - 5:32pm
My FIL had raspberry bushes in his yard and my MIL use to make raspberry jam and this is the same recipe she used.

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