Best Homemade Strawberry Jam

Best Homemade Strawberry Jam

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The beauty of this simple homemade strawberry jam recipe is in the use of fresh strawberries, lemon juice, and sugar instead of pectin to make the strawberry jam set.

Best Homemade Strawberry Jam


  • 16 oz strawberries, hulled and coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  • In a heavy bottom saucepan, mix strawberries, sugar, and lemon juice.
  • Stir over med-low heat until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Increase heat to med-high and bring mixture to a rolling boil.
  • Stir frequently mashing the strawberries as you stir, continuing to boil, until jam is thickened and bubbles completely cover the surface of the jam. (about 10 minutes.)
  • Transfer jam to a jar and let cool to room temperature.
  • Seal jars and store in refrigerator for about 10 days (or freeze)


  • Makes about 1 3/4 cups
  • Additional tips: ย If you have a candy thermometer when the jam reaches 220 F, itโ€™s ready.
    If you want a less chunky jam, you can process fruit in a food processor before cooking or use an immersion blender while fruit cooks.

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