Strawberry jam with orange

  • Preparation 20 min
  • Cooking 25 min
  • Servings Too much
  • Freezing Absolutely



  • 12 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and cut into large pieces
  • 8 cups brown sugar
  • The juice of 1 1/2 lemon
  • The zest of 1 orange
  • Equipment needed:
  • 1 pack of pure paraffin



  • In a large non-stick saucepan over medium-high heat, add the ingredients and mix.
  • Bring to a boil and reduce to medium heat. Simmer for 20 to 25 minutes or until jam is thick and strawberries are very soft. Remove from heat and let cool completely.
  • Pour into Mason jars and pour about 1.5 cm of liquid paraffin over the top to seal. The jam can be kept for 2 to 3 weeks in the refrigerator or 6 months in the freezer. When sealed with paraffin, it will keep for about 1 year at room temperature.