Strawberry jam is very tasty and you can use it in making cakes and pour it layer by layer.
You can use natural honey to make this jam so that you avoid using artificial sugars and the jam you make is completely organic.
Use organic strawberries if you can, as most strawberries are grown with pesticides.
Other berries are good options to add to this jam and you can use blueberries, blackberries or raspberries to create a unique flavor in your jam.
The combination of aldi strawberry jam with cookies will also be an interesting combination and trying the taste of the two together is unique.
How to make strawberry jam with honey
150 grams of fresh strawberries
150 grams of fresh raspberries
1/2 cup of natural honey
1/4 cup of fresh lemon juice
3 teaspoons of orange peel
The necessary ingredients to prepare strawberry jam are quickly and easily mixed together and do not take much of your time. Of course, before you start cooking this jam, decide whether you want to preserve its dishes or not.
How to prepare:
First step: prepare the strawberries
Put all the berries in a pot and start crushing them on the bottom of the pot.
Add lemon juice, honey and orange peel to the berries while the heat is on medium high.
Let the ingredients in the pot boil and cook until the obtained material is completely thick.
Put the jam under direct heat for about 45 minutes so that it cooks well and remember to stir it frequently so that it does not burn or stick.
Gently skim off any foam that forms on the surface of the jam.
The second step: jam test
to try the jam; Take a spoonful of jam and put it in a clean plate and then put it in the freezer for 5 minutes.
If after taking the spoon out of the freezer, you see that the jam does not fall easily from the spoon, your jam is ready and you can remove it from the gas flame.
If the jam flows easily from the spoon, let the jam pot remain on the flame for another 5 minutes and test the jam again.
Step 3: Can the jam
Pour the jam into hot sterile jars and leave 1 to 0.5 cm of space at the top of the jar and seal it.
The sealing process is done by changing the temperature of the water.
If you want to eat the jam after baking, don’t waste your time canning it, just put the container containing the strawberry jam in the refrigerator.
Change in the taste of jam
You can add new flavors to the strawberry jam and make changes to its recipe.
For example, use orange juice instead of lemon juice or replace orange peel with lemon peel.
You can also use peaches or cherries to reduce the sugar in the jam.
Of course, remember that different honeys also affect the taste and you can use different honeys to create a new taste.
Don’t limit the use of strawberry jam and be a little creative to use it in food and combine its taste with other foods.
Try the strawberry jam with pancakes, oats and berry honey ice cream.
Also, when you want to make fruit yogurt or a sauce with low sweetness, strawberry jam is useful.
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