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Chunky Strawberry Preserve

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Strawberry Preserves make a wonderful topping for my cupcakes and fruit biscuits. Try this berry condiment in your own way if you want to. Tell me if you like these Strawberry Preserves.
  Hot water 1 Quart
  Frozen whole strawberries/2 quarts fresh strawberries 32 Ounce, rinsed and hulled (Two 16 Ounce Packages)
  Sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Liquid fruit pectin 3 Ounce (1 Package)

1. Put hot water into a 2-quart glass measuring pitcher. Heat in microwave oven to boiling (8 to 9 minutes at High).
2. Spread berries in a single layer in a 15 1/2xl0 1/2xl-inch jelly-roll pan. Pour boiling water over strawberries. Let stand in boiling water
2 minutes. Drain berries. Put drained berries into a 4-quart glass bowl. Add 4 cups sugar; combine well.
3. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 20 to 22 minutes at High, or
until mixture bubbles all over; stir 3 times.
4. Stir in remaining sugar. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 5 to 6 1/2 minutes at High, or until mixture bubbles all over. Let mixture boil 2 1/2 minutes at High.
5. Remove from oven. Stir in pectin. Pour preserves into a 13x9x2-inch pan. Skim off foam with a metal spoon. Let stand uncovered overnight.
6. Spoon preserves into hot sterilized jars; cover. Store in refrigerator.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4970 Calories from Fat 8

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.5%

Saturated Fat 0.05 g0.27%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 65.4 mg2.7%

Total Carbohydrates 1284 g428.1%

Dietary Fiber 20.8 g83.3%

Sugars 1240.3 g

Protein 4 g7.8%

Vitamin A 8.2% Vitamin C 622.9%

Calcium 18.6% Iron 38.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chunky Strawberry Preserve Recipe