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Strawberry Jam is made right in the instant pot from fresh berries and no pectin is used in this instant pot recipe. Make fresh homemade strawberry jam in just minutes that your whole family will love and it’s so much tasier than store bought.

Strawberry Jam

Strawberry season is upon us whether you like to go picking strawberries, get them from the grocery store or even grow them yourself there’s nothing better than making fresh instant pot strawberry jam.

I love to put jam on my homemade buttermilk biscuits, toast, ice cream, or just with peanut butter on a sandwich.

Strawberry Jam on Toast

Fresh jam is great, but usually, I don’t have time to make it. With a pressure cooker, you can make jam in minutes without any added pectin or additives.

instant pot strawberry jam

Ingredients Needed for Instant Pot Strawberry Jam

ingredients for strawberry Jam
  • Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker
  • Strawberries
  • Sugar
  • Lemon

Step by Step Directions for Strawberry Jam Recipe

  • In a large bowl, add the quartered strawberries and sugar and mix.
  • Let it sit at room temperature for 10 minutes.

  • Add the lemon juice and stir.
  • Transfer the strawberries to your instant pot, and cover and lock the lid.
  • Set your instant pot to cook on high pressure for 1 minute.

  • Allow the instant pot to pressure release naturally for at least 15 minutes.
  • Remove the lid and set the instant pot to saute boil the mixture for 5 minutes stirring constantly until the jam looks noticeably thicker and gel-like.

  • Transfer the jam to sterilized glass containers and allow it to cool.
Transfer jam to jars

Chef Tips and Tricks

Use fresh strawberries for the best results.

Strawberry Instant Pot Jam in mason jars

Frequently Asked Questions For Strawberry Jam

Can I use Frozen Strawberries?

Yes, you can use frozen but you will have to saute a little longer to thicken the jam.

Can I use this recipe for canning strawberries?

No, this recipe should be stored in an air tight container in the fridge. If you want to can this recipe you will need to add pectin.

How to store Strawberry Jam

In an airtight container or mason jar the jam will last up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.

Can I use frozen berries?

Yes, you can use frozen it will take slightly longer on saute to thicken.

Can I use a sugar substitute?

Yes, you can use stevia or a substitute of your choice.

Instant Pot Strawberry Jam

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Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam

Yield: 16 oz
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Total Time: 26 minutes

Strawberry Jam is made right in the instant pot from fresh strawberries and no pectin is used in this instant pot jam recipe. Make fresh homemade strawberry jam in just minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, de stemmed and quartered
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Juice from 1 lemon

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, add the quartered strawberries and sugar and mix. Let it sit at room temperature for 10 minutes.quarter strawberries
  2. Add the lemon juice and stir.
  3. Transfer the strawberries to your instant pot, and cover and lock the lid.Strawberries in instant pot
  4. Set your instant pot to cook on high pressure for 1 minute. Allow the instant pot to pressure to naturally release for at least 15 minutes.
  5. Remove the lid and set the instant pot to saute boil the mixture for 5 minutes stirring constantly until the jam looks noticeably thicker and gel-like.instant pot on saute in pot
  6. Transfer the jam to sterilized glass containers and allow it to cool.Thickened Jam

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 20 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 54Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 8mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 1gSugar: 13gProtein: 0g

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