Recipes and Cooking Brandy-Spiked Strawberry Freezer Jam 5.0 (2) A splash of brandy gives this fresh summer jam so much spirit. Freeze a batch to enjoy summer flavors all year long! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 7, 2017 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Stand Time: 30 mins Total Time: 55 mins Servings: 80 Yield: 5 half-pint containers Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 cup strawberries 1 ⅔ cup sugar 5 tablespoon instant powdered fruit pectin (Ball®) 3 tablespoon brandy ½ teaspoon lemon zest Directions 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. 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 26 Calories 6g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.