You will need
- - 1 kg of strawberries
- - 1 large orange
- - 1 sachet gelfix 2:1
- - 500 g of sugar
The berries carefully to touch, remove the rotten and spoiled. Jam will be strong ripe berries.
The berries are gently washed with the help of a colander under cold running water. You can just submerge the colander in a large pot with cold water and rinse the fruit in this way. With washed berries are removed the stalk. Then the strawberry should be cut into pieces. Large berries cut into 4 pieces, medium in half, and the little berries cutting is not necessary.
Berry gently place them in a pan in which later it will cook. Right into the strawberry to RUB on a small grater, zest the orange. To make the jam less bitter, you need to grate only the yellow (orange) part of the rind. The juice of this orange to squeeze. All very gently to mix.
In a bowl measure out a pound of sugar. Take a small bowl and measured out the sugar to separate in it a couple tablespoons of that mixed with selfexam.
The berries in the pan sprinkle with selfexam and mix gently. Then they have to stand for at least 15 minutes.
A pot of strawberries, put on fire and bring to a boil. Berries should not languish in order not to lose vitamins, but because the fire must be intense. To jam heated up evenly, it is necessary to stir constantly.
When boiling the berries to add the previously measured sugar, mix well and again bring to boil.
After boiling, the fire diminished at once to the jam didn't run away. Cook for three minutes.
After three minutes the jam off, it is removed with the foam.
Ready hot jam is poured in pre-sterilized (in the microwave) jars. From one kilogram of strawberries turns exactly 3 half-litre jars of jam.