Strawberry jam

Q. How easy can it be to turn fresh strawberries into two jars of delicious jam?

A. If you have fifteen minutes and a Thermomix, too easy, and you'll never buy shop bought again. The great thing is YOU can cut the amount of sugar.

Mary Berry was on British television this week with her new series. While some of you may have been horrified that she let her grandchildren lick the bowl (raw eggs) on national television, I was much more concerned that she suggested making sandwiches for afternoon tea party a day in advance!! She did make her own strawberry jam for her scones and it reminded me how easy it is to do in a TM.

Equal quantities of strawberries and jam sugar (it has added pectin) and juice of a lemon to every 500g of strawberries. I like my jams relatively smooth so I do turbo pulse the fruit for a couple of seconds. 13-14 minutes at 100°, speed 1 should give you a lovely setting point. Just cook for a further 2 minutes varoma, if it needs to set further.

500g of strawberries and sugar will make enough to fill 2 jam jars.

Enjoy!

 

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