Homemade Strawberry Jam Recipe That Will Leave You Licking the Spoon

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  1. When you get your strawberries, the first thing you need to do is rinse the dirt off and hull them.
  2. Cut the strawberries up in smaller pieces, and then use a potato masher to crush the strawberries.
  3. In a large stock pot place the strawberries, and mix in lemon juice.
  4. Over medium heat, gradually add pectin.
  5. Once the pectin is all mixed in, turn up to high and bring to a rolling boil stirring constantly.
  6. Add sugar, and stir constantly. Let it hard boil for a minute.
  7. To test that the jelly will set, take a spoon dip it into the jam and then set it in a glass of ice water. Jelly should stick to spoon. If it doesn’t, gradually add a little bit more pectin.
  8. Remove from heat, and then fill leaving about 1 inch from top of jar.
  9. Place lid on jar, and place in water bath to preserve.