homemade strawberry jam

Easy Strawberry Jam

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Yield: Makes about 1 cup 1x


Forget the canning jars and the boiling water – this heavenly raw strawberry jam is ready to eat in 5 minutes with this easy recipe!


  • 4 cups strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon


  1. Place the berries on a rimmed baking sheet and mash them with a potato masher or a fork until they are very well mashed. Scrape them into a bowl.
  2. Mix in the sugar and the lemon juice and stir well. Transfer the jam to a fine mesh strainer.
  3. Let the jam sit in the strainer for 10 minutes, stirring vigorously every couple of minutes or so.
  4. After 10 minutes have passed, let the jam drain for another 10 minutes.
  5. Jam will keep in a covered container in the fridge for 2 days.
  6. PS: You made jam!!!