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Super Quick Strawberry Jam

By Chelsea Sugar
Super Quick Strawberry Jam
1 serving
  • 3 reviews

  • Difficulty Easy
  • Prep time 4 mins
  • Cooking time 5 mins
  • Serves

    1kg Strawberries (hulled and rinsed)
    1kg Chelsea Jam Setting Sugar
    A Knob of Butter (10g)


    Crush strawberries coarsely with a potato masher or blender.
    Place strawberries and Chelsea Jam Setting Sugar in a large, heavy based 6 litre pot.
    Heat mixture over a low heat until sugar is dissolved. Do not allow to boil.
    Add a knob of butter then increase heat and bring to a full boil (a boil that cannot be stirred down).
    Boil for 4 minutes only. Remove from heat, skim off any foam, test for set and then bottle in pre-sterilised jars

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Average Rating
(3 reviews)

Easiest jam recipe I've found.

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Its a winner this one! I used 15 gms of butter. I used bright red ripe strawberries and the resulting jam was a lovely red, not a burgundy red. It turned out brilliant. Am very pleased.

Brilliant. Quick and easy and got 4 decent sized jars ;0)

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