Strawberry-Orange Spread

Discover the art of canning! This easy spread will help you get started on a fun and cost-saving holiday gift-giving tradition.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 24 hr 20 min
  • Servings 4

2
packages (10 ounces each) frozen strawberries, thawed
1
package (1 3/4 ounces) powdered fruit pectin
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
3 1/2
cups sugar
1/2
cup orange juice

  • 1 Mix strawberries, pectin, orange peel and orange juice in 3-quart saucepan until pectin is dissolved. Heat over high heat about 2 minutes, stirring constantly, to rolling broil. Stir in sugar. Heat to rolling boil, stirring constantly; remove from heat.
  • 2 Skim off foam. Immediately pour into hot, sterilized jar, leaving 1/4-inch headspace, or into freezer containers, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Wipe rims of jars or containers; seal. Let stand at room temperature about 24 hours or until set. Store in refrigerator or freezer up to 3 months.

Expert Tips

Label jars with the flavor, date made, date it expires and refrigeration requirements. Decorative name tags are perfect for this task.

Follow the package directions on the powdered fruit pectin to properly sterilize your jars.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
55
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
14 g
14 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.