"This jam has all the fresh-fruit flavor of fresh strawberry jam but with less sugar." — Ball® Canning & Recipes
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1 1/3 cups
crushed strawberries (wash, hull, then crush one layer at a time using potato masher)
unsweetened fruit juice, thawed fruit juice concentrate, or water
1 1/2 tablespoons
Ball® RealFruit™ Low or No-Sugar Needed Pectin
granulated sugar, sugar substitute, or honey (or less, depending on taste)
Ball® or Kerr® Half-pint (8 oz) Jars with lids and bands
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 jam for a while now (because my family eats an obscene amount of jam) and you know, it was just as good. My oldest child said that he preferred it "less sweet".
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 3 teasp per 2 half pint batch.
yum! thought it was going to be syrup but it thickened right up a few hours after the canning process was done
I used honey and apple juice. Delicious!
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 well. I multiplied this recipe x8 and it called for 3 cups of sugar or sugar substitute. With a regular jam recipe it calls for 7 or 8 cups of sugar. So not sure if I could call this recipe low sugar but at least you can use honey instead of granulated sugar so it's still so much better. Will make this again!
Perfect amount of sweetness.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Low Sugar / No Sugar Strawberry Jam
Serving Size: 1/32 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 32
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 16
** Calories from Fat: < 1
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