Brandy-Spiked Strawberry Freezer Jam


A splash of brandy gives this fresh summer jam so much spirit. Freeze a batch to enjoy summer flavors all year long!

Brandied Strawberry Freezer Jam
Prep Time:
25 mins
Stand Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
5 half-pint containers


  • 8 cup strawberries

  • 1 ⅔ cup sugar

  • 5 tablespoon instant powdered fruit pectin (Ball®)

  • 3 tablespoon brandy

  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest


  1. In a large bowl crush 1 cup of the strawberries with a potato masher. Continue adding berries and crushing until you have 4 cups crushed berries. In a small bowl stir together sugar and pectin. Add to the strawberries; stir in brandy, and zest. Stir for 3 minutes.

  2. Ladle jam into clean half-pint freezer containers, leaving a 1/2-inch headspace. Seal and label. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Store in the freezer up to 1 year or in the refrigerator up to 3 weeks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

26 Calories
6g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 80
Calories 26
% Daily Value *
Sodium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Total Sugars 5g
Vitamin C 8.4mg 42%
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Potassium 22mg 0%
Folate, total 3.4mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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