Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Strawberry Preserves

2 cups fresh sliced strawberries
2/3 cup sugar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1. Puree sliced strawberries in a blender. Pour through a sieve to remove as many seeds as possible.
2. Place 1 cup strawberry puree and sugar in a saucepan over medium high heat and bring the mixture to a boil. Stir occasionally and boil 2-3 minutes until sugar has dissolved. (Watch to make sure mixture doesn't boil over).
3. Reduce heat to low and add lemon juice. Continue to stir and simmer about 10-15 minutes until mixture thickens. To check consistency, place 1 teaspoon on a plate and let cool. If mixture is too runny, continue to simmer.
4. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature before using. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

Makes about 1 cup.

Delicious on toast!


  1. Strawberries are my first and biggest crop in the garden.Naturally I flow freeze substantial quantities make juice jam and marmelade;) Great recepie you have here;)

  2. Nothing better than fresh preserves! Really nice recipe!