Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Not Too Sweet Brown Sugar Strawberry Jam Recipe


Summer always brings wonderful red ripe sweet strawberries. Ralph's had an awesome sale on strawberries.  Just 88 cents a pound!  This season the strawberries have been on sale at so many different markets I just had to take advantage of the great deals.  I bought strawberries to freeze for smoothies, eat fresh, and make jam.  Strawberry jam is so easy to make.  I have tried a few different recipes, some calling for pectin, or lemons.  I usually find that the recipes with lemon are too sour and some of the recipes add too much sugar.  I like using white sugar, but brown sugar adds a depth of flavor that I like. I came up with a recipe that uses a mixture of brown sugar and white sugar and is less sweet than normal jams.

Recipe below images.

Wash and hull 3 lbs of strawberries.
Cut strawberries into small pieces.  About half inch by half inch by one inch.
Place strawberries in large pot with 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/2 cup of white sugar.
Cook jam for about 20 to 30 minutes, until jam thickens.

Remove from heat and follow canning instructions that come with your mason jars.  If you are going to eat jam right away you do not need to heat seal the mason jars.


Ingredients
1/2 cup of brown sugar*
1/2 cup of white sugar*
3 lbs of fresh strawberries, hulled cut into small chunks

Directions
Combine the sugar and strawberries in a large pot and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes.  Cook until the strawberries reduce and thicken.  Pour into canning jars and either seal or keep refrigerated. Use immediately, or follow canning instructions from your mason jar.

*The usual ratio of sugar to strawberries is 1lb of strawberries to 1 cup of sugar.  So for this recipe you could use 3 cups of sugar.  I only used one cup total because I didn't want my jam too sweet.

28 comments:

  1. looking at it love the color the way you done it is so magnificent thanks for posting the recipe

    ReplyDelete
  2. Outlook is the powerful mail services powered by Microsoft
    outlook sign in

    ReplyDelete
  3. To know in detail about xbox, Visit the mentioned website, It has all related information and free membership for the same. These are real website for xbox over internet.

    ReplyDelete
  4. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  5. We are really grateful for your blog post. You will find a lot of approaches after visiting your post. Great work.
    hotmail login | red ball

    ReplyDelete

  6. The blog or and best that is extremely useful to keep I can share the ideas
    of the future as this is really what I was looking for, I am very comfortable and pleased to come here. Thank you very much.
    tanki online | 2048 game| tanki online game

    ReplyDelete
  7. It is one of the information I have long been looking for, I am very happy because now I have to find it on your article, Thank you very much, yes, because you have been willing to write about it and share it with us all, Surely many people who helped with the information you submit this, Maybe I'll come back again to visit the site to find the latest information of other new possible you post right, So I hope you always update the latest information is always more interesting to be read by many people

    Toko Herbal QnC Jelly Gamat Obat Infeksi Saluran Kencing Klik Blog Herbal Obat Tulang Keropos Obat Benjolan Di Bibir Vagina Jian Xin Capsule Obat Kista Payudara Obat Psoriasis Obat Miom Obat Infeksi Usus

    ReplyDelete
  8. This is one of the best pages I've visited glad to be in your yard this amazing I find your site from gogole. Thanks for sharing, and I would be very happy and happy if you are also willing to visit to our website and read them to share information and knowledge about health, disease and treatment. Thank you and may be beneficial for all.
    Pengobatan Alternatif Infeksi Saluran Pernafasan Akut Paling Ampuh (ISPA) | Cara Ampuh Mengobati Dan Menyembuhkan Penyakit Batu Empedu Tanpa Operasi | Obat Encok untuk Lansia | Pengobatan Luka Diabetes | Pengobatan Herbal Osteoporosis | Cara Mengobati Penyakit jantung Yang Berbahaya | Cara Menurunkan Tekanan Darah Tinggi Yang Alami Ampuh dan Efektif |Cara Menyembuhkan Penyakit Asidosis Tubulus Renalis (ATR) Yang Alami dan Efektif

    ReplyDelete
  9. terimakasih untuk informasinya, semoga artikel ini bisa bermanfaat untukkita semua.
    salam kenal dari kami ..
    Jelly Gamat Luxor:
    Obat-Tradisional-Kanker-Payudara
    OBAT-HERBAL-HEPATITIS
    Obat-Asma
    Obat-Herbal-Kanker-Hati-Teruji
    OBAT-DARAH-TINGGI
    Semoga bermanfaat ya gan ..

    ReplyDelete
  10. artikelnya bagus, bisa nambah ilmu pengetahuan saya juga. Terimakasih ya gan. Update terus gan !!!
    Salam kenal dari kami.
    Obat-Jantung-Koroner
    Obat-Jantung-Bocor-Khasiat-Alami
    Obat-Herbal-Stroke-Efektif
    Obat-Liver
    Obat-Radang-Paru-Paru-Efektif
    Semoga bermanfaat.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Thanks for sharing information very interesting and useful. Do not forget to visit our website to share information and knowledge about health Obat Nyeri Tumit | Obat Gusi Bengkak | Obat Penghancur Batu Empedu | Cara Menyembuhkan Fistula Ani Tanpa Operasi

    ReplyDelete
  12. The post is really very good. Appreciate your work. Thanks for sharing this.
    $1/year web hosting

    ReplyDelete
  13. Thanks for sharing these useful information! This is really interesting information for me.
    - hotmail login

    ReplyDelete

Pin It button on image hover