Recipes

Mock Strawberry Jam


January 03, 2016 By:
Prep:
20 minutes
Cook:
45 minutes
Serves:
5 pints
This is a yummy recipe handed down from generation to generation. This recipe is a right of passage something to pass on to your children and grandchildren. Hand picked off our family's farm from my great grandmas kitchen to my grandmas kitchen to now my kitchen. And one day my children kitchen. This yummy jam will have you remembering the good ol' days and also have you making new memories.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. First clean and cut or pull the stems off the fresh figs.
  2. Then place all the ingredients in a large cooking pot (figs.sugar and the two packages of the regular strawberry jello) Wait for the Ingredients to come to a boil then reduced to a simmer for about 45 mins, Keep stirring occasionally so the mixture does not burn.
  3. While this is simmering go ahead a have your water bath ready for your mason jar. You'll need a big deep pot bring your water to a boil with how many jars you can fit in your pot.(Please be careful!) Let the jars boil for about 10 minutes. Place your lids and all in the pot with the jars. As soon as your mixture is ready and thick.
  4. Starting canning!! and just repeat the cycle with your jars until you ruin out of this yummy mixture. Once all jars are filled and you placed the lid on your jars. Place your jars back into your water bath for about 2-3 minutes pull your jars back out and wait for the POP.Then that means there sealed...
  5. Then bam your done you have the best southern mock strawberry jam. Great to serve with breakfast foods or as a snack! (Goes great on pancakes,toast,etc.)