Strawberry Jam with Pectin

We love strawberry jam, and all it requires to make is a little time and very few ingredients. This recipe uses pectin but you can also make jam using just sugar.

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Strawberry Jam with Pectin
8 (250 mL) jars
  • 4½ cups (553 g) strawberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) lemon juice
  • 1 package (28.5 g) of fruit pectin crystals
  • 7 cups (1400 g) of Redpath® Granulated Sugar

Step 1

In a large pot, combine fruit, pectin, and lemon juice. Crush fruit using potato masher or pastry cutter.

Step 2

Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly.

Step 3

Once the mixture is boiling, add the sugar and stir in. Let boil for one minute, stirring constantly.

Step 4

Remove from heat and skim foam off the top.

Step 5

Pour into sterilized jars leaving 1 cm of space at the top. Seal and store.