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Mcp® Strawberry Freezer Jam

  • Prep Time: 30 Minutes (Total Time: 24 Hours 30 Minutes)
  • Serving Size: 0
  • 3-1/4 cups Prepared Fruit (buy About 2 Quarts Fully Ripe Strawberries)
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 box MCP Pectin
  • 1 cup Corn Syrup
  • 4-1/2 cups Sugar, Measured Into Separate Bowl
  • RINSE clean plastic containers and lids with boiling water. Dry thoroughly.

    CRUSH strawberries thoroughly, one layer at a time. Measure exactly 3-1/4 cups crushed strawberries into large bowl. Stir in lemon juice. Stir in pectin; let stand 30 min., stirring every 5 min. Stir in corn syrup. Gradually add sugar, stirring until well blended. Stir an additional 3 min. or until sugar is completely 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.


    How To Measure Precisely

    To get exact level cup measures of sugar, spoon sugar into dry metal or plastic measuring cups, then level by scraping excess sugar from top of cup with straight-edged knife.