How To… Make Strawberry Jam


  • 900g (2 lb) fresh strawberries, washed and hulled
  • 800g (1 3/4lb) caster sugar
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice


  • Add all of the strawberries into a Kilner jam pan and crush with a potato masher.
  • Add the sugar and lemon juice.  Stir over a low heat until all of the sugar is dissolved.
  • Increase the heat to high and bring the mixture to a rolling boil.
  • Continue to stir and boil until the mixture reaches 105°C.
  • Cool slightly, transfer to hot sterile Kilner jars, leaving about 1cm space between the lid and seal.
  • Keeps for 6 months in a cool, dry cupboard.
  • Once opened, refrigerate.

25th November 2013

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