Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam

2 qts. strawberries

1 package pectin

7 C. sugar

Wash and take the tops off the berries. Crush the berries, one layer at a time. Measure 4 1/2 C. berries and put them in a pan. Add pectin and place over high heat. Stir until mixture comes to a rolling boil. Add the sugar and return to the boil. Boil hard 1 more minute, stirring constantly. Let set 5 minutes and remove foam from top.

Ladle into hot sterilized jars. Process in a hot water bath for 10 minutes.

Yield: 4 pints

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