Knox Strawberry Jam (small batch)

Yield: 2 cups

Fresh ‘N Easy Berry Jam

INGREDIENTS:

1 envelope Knox Unflavored Gelatine
1/2 cup water
2 c chopped strawberries
1/4 cup sugar
1/8 cup lemon juice OR juice of 1/2 lemon
2 to 3 tablespoons raspberry or orange liqueur (Chambord or Grand Marnier)

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In large saucepan, sprinkle unflavored gelatine over water; let stand 1 minute.
  2. Stir over low heat until gelatine is completely dissolved, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add strawberries, sugar and lemon juice.
  4. Bring to a boil, then simmer, stirring occasionally and crushing berries slightly, 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in liqueur.
  6. Spoon into jars; cool slightly before refrigerating.
  7. Chill until set. Makes about 2 cups jam.

NOTE: This turned out really well. Keep in mind that it’s a really solid jam.

Knox Strawberry Jam

Yield: 4 c Jam

Fresh ‘N Easy Berry Jam

2 envelopes Knox Unflavored Gelatine
1 cup water
2 pints strawberries, sliced, or blueberries (about 4 1/2 cups)
1/2 cup sugar or 12 packets aspartame sweetener*
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 to 3 tablespoons raspberry or orange liqueur (optional)

In large saucepan, sprinkle unflavored gelatine over water; let stand 1 minute. Stir over low heat until gelatine is completely dissolved, about 5 minutes. Add strawberries, sugar and lemon juice. Bring to a boil, then simmer, stirring occasionally and crushing berries slightly, 10 minutes. Stir in liqueur. Spoon into jars; cool slightly before refrigerating. Chill until set. Makes about 4 cups jam.
*NOTE: Use more or less according to ripeness of fruit.