Monday, April 15, 2013

Yes you CAN! Strawberry Honey Preserves

For those of you who might want to give a simple jelly recipe a try, go for this one. 
It's delightful!

Honey Strawberry Preserves Recipe

6 cups sliced strawberries
2 packages (1 3/4-ounce size) Pectin (the powder kind, that you can use with honey)
1 3/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons lemon juice
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. Ladle into clean, hot canning jars to within 1/4 inch of tops. Seal according to manufacturer’s directions.
Place jars on rack in canner. Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath with boiling water 2 inches above jar tops. Remove jars from canner. Place on thick cloth or wire rack; cool away from drafts.


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