Summertime is the perfect time for making delicious jams! This low-sugar strawberry freezer jam recipe is so quick and easy, you'll want to make it again and again, and it's a healthy alternative to traditional jam recipes. This jam is delicious on toast, muffins, or even just eaten straight from the jar!
– 6 cups fresh strawberries washed and sliced – ¼ cup water – 1 tsp lemon juice – ¼ cup cane sugar, divided, or sugar of your choice – 2 tbsp minute tapioca
Place the strawberries in a medium saucepan.
Add lemon juice...
Add ⅛ cup of sugar...
Add minute tapioca.
Give the strawberry mixture a good stir. Turn the stove to medium-high heat, and just bring the strawberry mixture to a boil.
Turn down the heat to low, and continue to simmer the jam for about 10-15 minutes, or until it thickens.
Taste the jam as it is cooking, and add more sugar if needed.
Remove the pan from the heat and let it cool to room temperature. Pour jam into glass jars or plastic freezer containers and refrigerate overnight.
Once it is cold, put it in the freezer to enjoy at a later date.
You can spread it on toast, muffins, homemade buns, bread, pancakes, or waffles!