Strawberry Freezer Jam

strawberry jam in jar with cookies

Carson Downing

Prep Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
1 day
5 half-pints


  • 8 cup strawberries

  • 1 ⅔ cup sugar

  • 5 tablespoon instant powdered fruit pectin (Ball®)

  • 1 tablespoon finely shredded lemon peel


  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.

  2. In an extra-large bowl stir together sugar and pectin. Add the 4 cups crushed strawberries and lemon peel. Stir for 3 minutes.

  3. Ladle jam into half-pint freezer containers, leaving a 1/2-inch headspace. Seal and label. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Freeze for up to 1 year.* Makes 5 half-pints.


If you prefer, serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

25 Calories
6g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 75
Calories 25
% Daily Value *
Sodium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Total Sugars 5g
Vitamin C 8.6mg 43%
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Potassium 22mg 0%
Folate, total 3.5mcg

*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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