Homemade Strawberry Jam

easy homemade strawberry jam

Homemade Strawberry Jam

Pick your own strawberries and make homemade strawberry jam - it's a recipe for frugal family fun, and it's easy!
Author TinyGreenMom.com


  • 2 cups of fresh ripe strawberries
  • 3-4 tbsp of sugar
  • 1-2 tsp lime juice


  1. On a clean surface or cutting board, chop the strawberries fine.
  2. Add the sugar to a saucepan, add in the strawberries, and cook over low heat, adding more sugar as needed, to taste.
  3. Stir the strawberry and sugar mixture frequently, while mashing the berries to desired consistency while cooking. (some like it smooth, some prefer chunks of fruit)
  4. Continue to stir frequently and cook over low heat until thickened, watching to make sure the jam does not burn.
  5. Once the strawberry jam is to a desired consistency, take it off of the heat and cool.
  6. Add in 1 teaspoon of lime juice to taste, adding the rest as needed.
  7. Place the strawberry jam in a clean jar or glass container.
  8. Refrigerate.

Recipe Notes

Delicious on toast, English muffins, bagels, scones – you name it!

about the author:
Tiny Green Mom is an informative site written expressively for parents interested in all things “green,” from tips on living a healthier lifestyle to the latest organic products available for the entire family. Written by a former educator and massage therapist who is dedicated to sensible, green living for her family, Tiny Green Mom offers fresh content to today’s eco-conscious family in one convenient location.


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