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Jam Maker Strawberry Jam - No Sugar

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Jam Maker Strawberry Jam - No Sugar
Makes about 4 (8 oz) half pints.
Fresh, delicious sugar-free strawberry jam is easy to enjoy with the Ball® FreshTECH™ Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker and Ball® RealFruit® Low or No-Sugar Needed pectin.  Just add the fresh ingredients in this recipe, and the Jam Maker does the rest in under 30 minutes! For a sweeter flavor, try our Low-Sugar Recipe.

You will need:

4-2/3 cups crushed strawberries (about four 1-lb containers)
3 Tbsp Ball® RealFruit® Low or No-Sugar Needed Pectin
1/2 tsp butter or margarine

Directions:

  1. WASH strawberries in cool, running water and drain. Remove stems and hulls. Crush berries one layer at a time using a potato masher. Measure required quantity of crushed berries and remaining ingredients for your recipe; set aside. 
  2. SPRINKLE pectin evenly over bottom of the Pot fitted with the Stirrer. Add crushed strawberries evenly over pectin. Add butter/margarine to help reduce foaming. 
  3. PRESS jam button – the cook time will automatically default to 21 minutes. Press enter
  4. WAIT 4 minutes for appliance to sound 4 short beeps. Place the Glass Lid on the Pot. 
  5. THE APPLIANCE will continue to automatically stir your ingredients while it cooks. Stay within earshot of the Jam & Jelly Maker, the appliance will beep again at the end of the process signaling jam cooking is complete. Press cancel, unplug the appliance and immediately remove Glass Lid. 
  6. REMOVE Stirrer using a pot holder. Skim foam, if necessary, from top of jam. 
  7. PRESERVE jam immediately, using 1 of the 3 ways listed here.