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  • 8 cups - hulled strawberries (about 2-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 2/3 cups - sugar
  • 5 tablespoons - instant powdered pectin
  • 3 tablespoons - brandy
  • 1/2 teaspoons - lemon zest
  • Directions:

    1. In a large bowl, crush 1 cup strawberries with a potato masher. Continue adding berries and crushing until you have 4 cups of crushed berries.

    2. In a small bowl, stir together sugar and pectin. Add to strawberries; stir in brandy and zest. Stir 3 minutes.

    3. Ladle jam into 5 clean half-pint freezer-safe containers, leaving a 1/2-inch headspace. Seal and label. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.

    4. Store in the freezer up to 1 year or in the refrigerator up to 3 weeks.

    Brief Description

    Strawberries and brandy mixed with instant pectin for a quick freezer jam.

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    Cuisine:  Southern

    Prep Time: 1 hour(s)


    Makes 5 half-pints.


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    August 24, 2017

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