Strawberry Freezer Jam

  • Author: Carissa Shaw for Mom Needs Chocolate
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 1470
  • Yield: 5 1x


  • 4 cups (1 quart) strawberries, cut in half and stems removed
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 3/4 ounces powdered fruit pectin


1. In a large bowl, mash the strawberries with potato masher until slightly chunky to make 2 cups crushed strawberries. Add sugar then let stand at room temperature 10 minutes.

2. Mix the water and pectin in a medium saucepan. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Pour the hot pectin mixture over strawberry mixture and stir for at least one minute until well combined.

3. Spoon the jam mixture into jars or freezer containers, leaving 1/2-inch of room at the top of each container. Wipe the rims of each container clean; seal. Let stand at room temperature about 24 hours or until set.

4. Store the jam in freezer up to 6 months or in refrigerator up to 3 weeks. Thaw frozen jam and stir before serving.


  • Serving Size: 80
  • Calories: 43
  • Sugar: 10
  • Sodium: 2
  • Fat: 0
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 11
  • Protein: 0
  • Cholesterol: 0
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