Homemade Strawberry Jam & Free Jam Labels

A couple of weeks ago I shared with you this Strawberry Jam that I made using Ball’s Fresh Tech Jam Maker.  Today I want to share with you the recipe that I used and give you some free Jam Labels for your own use.

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I usually just use the recipe in my Pectin Box, but used Ball’s Strawberry Jam Recipe and we are really enjoying it.

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Strawberry Jam Recipe

*recipe from Ball Canning

You will need:

2 2/3 cups crushed strawberries (about three 1-lb containers)

3 Tbsp Ball® RealFruit® Classic Pectin
1/2 tsp butter or margarine
3 1/3 cups granulated sugar

Directions:

  1. WASH strawberries in cool, running water and drain. Remove stems and hulls. Crush berries one layer at a time using a potato masher. Measure required quantity of crushed berries and remaining ingredients for your recipe; set aside.
  2. SPRINKLE pectin evenly over bottom of the Pot fitted with the Stirrer. Add crushed strawberries evenly over pectin. Add butter/margarine to help reduce foaming.
  3. PRESS jam button – the cook time will automatically default to 21 minutes. Press enter.
  4. WAIT 4 minutes for appliance to sound 4 short beeps indicating that it is time to add sugar. Add sugar gradually while Stirrer continues running. Place the Glass Lid on the Pot.
  5. THE APPLIANCE will continue to automatically stir your ingredients while it cooks. Stay within earshot of the Jam & Jelly Maker, the appliance will beep again at the end of the process signaling jam cooking is complete. Press cancel, unplug the appliance and immediately remove Glass Lid.
  6. REMOVE Stirrer using a pot holder. Skim foam, if necessary, from top of jam.
  7. PRESERVE jam immediately, using 1 of the 3 ways listed here.

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If you don’t have a Jam Maker, you can still make this jam and use your stove.  Ball also has many other great Jam and Jelly recipes.

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I am sharing the fun Strawberry Jam Labels with you, and decided to make some other labels too.  I figure we are all probably making other Jams and Jellies that we want to add some pretty labels too as well.

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Click on the link below to access the free Jam labels.

{Homemade Jam Labels}

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What kind of Jam have you made this year?  What is your favorite Jam/Jelly?

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Amy Huntley is the owner/author of The Idea Room. A mother of five, who enjoys sharing her love of all things creative in hopes of inspiring other women and families. Connect with her on Google+, or read more of her posts.

Comments

  1. 1

    Just made a bunch of peach jam to use as Christmas gifts- your label will be perfect!! Thanks for the help. They are all darling.

  2. 3

    Adorable labels, I love making berry jam!

  3. 5

    Just saw this over on pinterest and you are one of the most creative peeps I know! Looks yummy and super cute pics :)

    • 6

      You are so sweet! I am not sure about that. There are some crazy talented people out there. You are one to speak girl! Thanks for the fun comment. Good to see you on here!

  4. 7

    Thanks for this wonderful recipe! Can I ask what your cooking it all in? Jam Button? :)

    :)

  5. 9
    ~ Michelle says:

    Thanks so much for these labels Amy! I can’t wait to try making the apricot jam you just shared. We made strawberry jam late spring since our strawberry picking season is in May. We just came home with over 2 gallons of blueberries we picked and will be making Blueberry jam tomorrow (it’s SOOO good!!!). Would it be too much trouble for you to draw up & share a Blueberry Jam label? If not, it’s ok. I can try to come up with something but thought it would be nice if it matches the other labels on all the other jars, looking pretty lining up my shelves or when giving some to family/friends! :D

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