Strawberry and Lime Jam Recipe

Strawberry and lime jam. Picture / Babiche Martens.

Makes 3 cups

• 500g hulled strawberries, cut in half
• 500g jam-setting sugar
• Zest of ½ lime
• 1 Tbsp butter

1. Place the strawberries, sugar and lime zest in a heavy saucepan. Slowly bring to a simmer, stirring continuously over a medium heat until the sugar has dissolved. Then bring it to a boil. Continue to boil for 8-10 minutes.

2. Place a little on a saucer and if it is sticky and starting to set, remove it from the heat. If not, continue to boil for a further few minutes.

3. Remove from heat, stir through butter until melted. Pour the jam into sterilised jars and seal. 

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