Hot Eats and Cool Reads: Easy Strawberry Balsamic Jam Recipe

Oct 28, 2013

Easy Strawberry Balsamic Jam Recipe

I hope you had a wonderful Monday! I spent the day at home resting and recovering from day 4 of strep. Hopefully back to work tomorrow, I've had enough being cooped up at home! I also need to get back in the kitchen! Recipes don't cook themselves and write their own blog posts! ;)

Today's recipe is for the EASIEST homemade jam ever! I'm not really sure why I've never attempted to make some before, but you can bet I won't be buying it from the store pre-made ever again! I had some frozen strawberries leftover from this summer so I used them in this great recipe. The flavors are so good and it's wonderful on toast or ice cream! You can refrigerate it for 1-2 weeks after making! Enjoy and have a fantastic week!!

Strawberry Balsamic Jam (click here to print recipe)

What you need:
4 cups strawberries, sliced (you can use fresh or frozen, thawed)
3-4 tablespoons sugar (more or less depending on taste)
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1-2 teaspoons fruit pectin

Add strawberries, sugar and balsamic to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium high heat, then reduce heat to low. Cook for 30 minutes or until mixture has reduced and thickened, stirring occasionally and breaking apart berries while stirring. Remove from heat. Add pectin, stir and pour into a pint sized jar or any glass container. Refrigerate. 

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  1. Love an easy strawberry jam recipe! This looks wonderful!P inning!

  2. Very interesting, sounds good with some goat cheese on toast!

    1. That would taste wonderful!! Thanks for stopping by!!

  3. Yummy! I make a strawberry balsamic vinaigrette- this sounds right up my alley.

  4. This looks so awesome! I'm definitely going to have to pin this for later!

  5. I'd never thought of using balsamic in a jam but will have to try this because I love balsamic with strawberry normally. Hope you feel better soon!


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