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Tipsy Strawberry Preserves

Ingredients

  • 5 C Strawberries either very small whole or larger ones cut into large pieces
  • 4 C Sugar
  • 3 TBS Lemon Juice
  • 1 pkg Pectin
  • 1/2 C White Wine

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl stir together lemon juice, strawberries and sugar. Cover and let stand for a minimum of 4 hours.
  2. Move strawberry mixture to a large pot. Stir in one box of powdered pectin and bring to a boil. Cook at a rolling boil for for 2 minutes. (you may add a spmall pat of butter to reduce foam).
  3. Remove from heat and add in white wine.
  4. Ladle into sterilized jars leaving 1/2 " headspace.
  5. Process in a boiling water bath for 5 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Because you are process for less then 10 minutes it is very important that you sterilize your jars by boiling them for 10 minutes before filling them.