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Strawberry Preserves

Ingredients
  Strawberries 4 Cup (64 tbs) (Hulled)
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large bowl, mix together berries and sugar; let stand for 10 minutes until juices start to flow.

MAKING
2. In a 4 quart kettle, boil berry mixture with constant stirring until sugar dissolve.
3. Boil for another 3 minutes until berries are soft.
4. Remove kettle from heat and let stand overnight for cooling.
5. Next day, heat the mixture to boil and boil for 1 minute.
6. Remove pan from heat, cover and let stand for 2 minutes.
7. Gently stir for 5 minutes; skim top if required.

FINALISING
8. Into hot sterilized jars, pour mixture leaving 1/8 inch empty on top.
9. Using a clean and dry kitchen towel, wipe the rim of jar and adjust lid.
10. Into a canner of boiling water, place the jars and process for 5 minutes.
11. Remove jars and place over a clean towel.
12. Let the jars cool down and seal completely until they are self-sealing type.

SERVING
13. Serve Strawberry Preserves over cakes or desserts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Canning
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Interest: 
Kids
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2546 Calories from Fat 18

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.2%

Saturated Fat 0.11 g0.53%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 7 mg0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 654 g217.9%

Dietary Fiber 14 g56.1%

Sugars 633.8 g

Protein 5 g9.4%

Vitamin A 1.7% Vitamin C 687.7%

Calcium 11.8% Iron 16.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Strawberry Preserves Recipe