Berry Christmas Jam Recipe
3 cup fresh cranberries
1 medium seedless orange, peeled and quarter, ed
1 package (10 oz) frozen sliced strawberries,, slightly tha
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
4 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 pouch (3 oz) liquid fruit pectin
In a food processor, combine the cranberries and orange quarters;
process until coarsely chopped. Add strawberries, cloves and
cinnamon; process until mixture is finely chopped. In a heavy large
saucepan, combine fruit mixture, sugar and water until well blended.
Stirring constantly over low heat, cook two minutes. Increase heat to
high and bring mixture to a rolling boil. Stir in liquid pectin.
Stirring constantly, bring to a rolling boil again and boil one
minute. Remove from heat;skim off foam. Pour into heat resistant jars
with lids. Makes about 3 pints of jam.
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