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Low Sugar / No Sugar Strawberry Jam

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars
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"This jam has all the fresh-fruit flavor of fresh strawberry jam but with less sugar."
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Ingredients

servings 16
Original recipe yields 32 servings (2 (8 oz.) jars)

Directions

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  1. Prepare waterbath canner, jars and lids according to manufacturers instructions, if preserving. Prepare and measure ingredients for recipe.
  2. Combine prepared fruit with fruit juice in a large saucepan. Gradually stir in Ball(R) RealFruit(TM) Low or No-Sugar Needed Pectin
  3. Add sugar, sugar substitute or honey, if using. Return mixture to a full rolling boil. Boil hard 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Skim foam if necessary.
  4. Ladle hot jam into hot jars, one at a time, leaving 1/4 inch headspace. Wipe rims. Center lids on jars. Apply bands and adjust to fingertip tight.
  5. Place filled jars in canner ensuring jars are covered by 1 to 2 inches of water. Place lid on canner. Bring water to gentle, steady boil.
  6. Process jars for 10 minutes, adjusting for altitude*. Turn off heat, remove lid and let jars stand for 5 minutes.
  7. Remove jars and cool. Check lids for seal after 24 hours. Lid should not flex up and down when center is pressed. Clean and store according to manufacturers instructions.

Footnotes

  • *Increase processing time: 5 minutes for 1,001 to 3,000 ft; 10 minutes for 3,001 to 6,000 ft; 15 minutes for 6,001 to 8,000 ft; 20 minutes for 8,001 to 10,000 ft.
  • © 2011 Hearthmark, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Ball logo and Ball®, TMs Ball Corporation, used under license. Kerr logo and Kerr®, TMs Kerr Group Inc., used under license.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 16 calories; 0 4.1 0.1 0 < 1 Full nutrition

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I subtracted one teaspoon of water and added a teaspoon of pure vanilla extract. I made no other changes or substitutions. This turned out absolutely perfect. I've been wanting to try low sugar ...

Most helpful critical review

I followed it exactly, and only after my jam was runny and didn't set did I realize the recipe does not include an important step.T You add "and heat to a boil." to step #2.

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I subtracted one teaspoon of water and added a teaspoon of pure vanilla extract. I made no other changes or substitutions. This turned out absolutely perfect. I've been wanting to try low sugar ...

so easy and great strawberry taste. I have never made jam before as I thought you needed way more berries. Not so! I will definately make this again An added note I did add the lemon juice, 2not...

I followed it exactly, and only after my jam was runny and didn't set did I realize the recipe does not include an important step.T You add "and heat to a boil." to step #2.

yum! thought it was going to be syrup but it thickened right up a few hours after the canning process was done

I used this recipe for making 12 8oz jars of Strawberry jam and it turned out perfect! It was my first time making jam ever and I also never did canning before. I used honey and apple juice as w...

I tried this recipe for the first time today and it turned out perfectly! The level of sweetness was just right, and since low-sugar pectin is used the huge amount of sugar one normally uses in...

Perfect amount of sweetness. Have also used this for peaches, cherries, and blueberries, and I always add cinnamon and/or nutmeg, ginger. Can add in some finally chopped mint too.

I used honey and apple juice. Delicious!

I am making this recipe for the second time, as my family and I, as well as my co-workers, absolutely love it as is. This will be added to my recipe collection as a keeper. It is so simple and...