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Honey Strawberry Preserves

Honey Strawberry Preserves

Ingredients

  • 6 cups sliced strawberries
  • 2 boxes (1 3/4 ounces each) powdered pectin
  • 1 3/4 cups honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Combine strawberries and pectin in large saucepan; crush berries to blend completely. Bring mixture to a full rolling boil over medium-high heat. Boil hard 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in honey and lemon juice; return to a full rolling boil. Boil hard 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Skim off foam.
  2. Ladle into clean, hot canning jars to within 1/4 inch of tops. Seal according to manufacturer's directions.
  3. Place jars on rack in canner. Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath with boiling water 2 inches above jar tops.
  4. Remove jars from canner. Place on thick cloth or wire rack; cool away from drafts.
  5. After 12 hours test lids for proper seal; remove rings from sealed jars.

Makes 3 pints.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (about 2 tablespoons): Calories: 47 Calories from Fat: 1% Carbohydrates: 13 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Dietary Fiber: 2 g Fat Total: <1 g Protein: <1 g Sodium: 11 mg

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): National Honey Board

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