"I'm excited to share this strawberry blueberry jam recipe with you all! It's super easy to follow and the results are delicious. I like to spread it on toast or use it as a filling for my pancakes."
A delicious jam with a perfect balance of sweet and tart flavors. Strawberries and blueberries are a classic pairing, and this recipe showcases their flavors perfectly. Give it a try!
Most importantly, NO added sugar.
Homemade Strawberry & Blueberry Jam
This delicious strawberry blueberry jam is the perfect way to show your love for someone special. It's easy to make and even better to eat! Plus, it's a great way to use up those extra strawberries and blueberries you might have lying around. So what are you waiting for? Start making your very own strawberry blueberry jam!
- 1-quart strawberries, hulled and chopped
- 1 cup blueberries, picked over
- ½ cup water
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Pinch of salt
- 4 ½ tablespoon powdered fruit pectin
- In a large saucepan, combine the berries, water, lemon juice, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt.
- Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.
- Add the sugar and stir until it is dissolved.
- Continue boiling the mixture until it thickens and reaches a jam-like consistency, about 15 minutes.
- Remove the pan from the heat and let the jam cool slightly.
- Ladle the jam into sterilized jars and seal tightly.
- Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Enjoy your homemade jam on toast, in thumbprint cookies, or straight from the spoon!
Powdered fruit Pectin
Pectin is a natural compound found in fruits that helps them jell or thicken. By adding powdered pectin to your jams and jellies, you can get them to set without using as much sugar. Keep reading for more information on how to use powdered pectin in your recipes.
Fruit pectin is a natural thickener made from fruit peel and membranes. It forms a gel that helps to stabilize jams and jellies, and it also gives them a nice, consistent texture. You can find fruit pectin at most grocery stores, and there are a few different types available. In this post, we'll take a look at how to use powdered fruit pectin to make your favorite preserves.