Guide To Make Strawberry Rhubarb Jam Freezer Quick

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This recipe takes advantage of the vibrant flavors of springtime strawberries and tart rhubarb to create a delicious jam that’s perfect for toast, pastries, or even a dollop on top of ice cream. It’s surprisingly easy to make at home, and the best part? This recipe is designed to be frozen, so you can enjoy that fresh summer taste all year long.

Ingredients:

Easy Strawberry Rhubarb Freezer Jam
Easy Strawberry Rhubarb Freezer Jam

4 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced

  • 4 cups fresh rhubarb, chopped
  • 6 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 package (3 ounces) powdered fruit pectin
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced

  • Directions:

    1. Prep the Fruit: In a large pot, combine the sliced strawberries and chopped rhubarb. Stir gently to combine.

    2. Macerate the Fruit: Allow the fruit mixture to stand for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. This allows the fruit to release its natural juices, which will help create a thicker jam.

    3. Add Sugar and Pectin: After 30 minutes, stir in the granulated sugar and powdered fruit pectin. Bring the mixture to a rolling boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly.

    4. Boil and Thicken: Once boiling, continue to cook the jam mixture for another 4 minutes, stirring constantly. The jam will thicken considerably during this time.

    5. Lemon Juice Test: To test if the jam is set, remove a small amount from the pot with a spoon and place it on a chilled plate. Let it cool for a minute. If the jam wrinkles when you push it with your finger, it’s ready. If not, continue cooking for another minute or two and repeat the test.

    6. Remove from Heat: Once the jam is set, remove the pot from the heat and stir in the lemon juice.

    7. Fill Jars and Freeze: Ladle the hot jam into sterilized canning jars, leaving about 1/4 inch of headspace at the top. Wipe the rims of the jars clean with a damp cloth. Secure lids and rings tightly. Allow the jam to cool completely at room temperature for 24 hours before freezing.

    Tip: Label your jars with the date they were made for easy reference!

    Nutrition Facts (per 1 tablespoon serving):

    Calories: 50

  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 0mg
  • Carbohydrates: 13g
  • Fiber: