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Strawberry jam recipe without pectin

Nothing beats goodness of homemade strawberry jam.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine World
Keyword Strawberry jam without pectin
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 3 cups
Calories 136kcal


  • 750 gram strawberries ,hulled
  • 500 gram sugar
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice



  • Boil water in large pot.
  • Immerse your 750 ml jar completely in hot water.
  • Sterilize jar by boiling for 8 minutes. (You can also use old jam jars.)
  • Lift the jar with tongs and place on clean white towel up side down. Do not touch with hands.
  • Let it dry naturally.

Strawberry jam

  • Take strawberries in pan and add sugar, leave it overnight in refrigerator.
  • Next day, cook strawberries and sugar on low heat until they are soft for 30 minutes.
  • Add lemon juice and with a potato masher mesh the strawberries. You can also blend it.
  • Cook for another 30 minutes on medium low heat till mixture is reduced to ⅓ volume.
  • Do a cold plate test by dripping a large drop on freezer cold plate. Let it cool. The drop should be jam like.
  • Fill hot jam in the sterilized jar. Let the jam cool completely before placing the lid. Your strawberry jam is ready.


  • You can store jam in fridge for up to 3 months.
  • You can also freeze extra jam.


Serving: 1½ tablespoon | Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Sodium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g