With multiple uses from sandwiches to adding to your yogurt, this jam is super delicious and needs only a few ingredients. Plus, made with your favorite gadget, this Instant Pot jam is so simple, that you can make it every week using a different berry. Before you start your Instant Pot jam, be sure you are using clean berries. Fresh or frozen berries will be work just in this recipe. Just make sure if you opt for frozen that they don’t come with added sugar. Since they will most likely be whole, you will want to increase the cook time by 1 minute and you may need to use an immersion blender when it’s finished cooking to break up bigger pieces of strawberry.
Making your own jam, you can control what sweetener is used, how sweet it is and what additives that are put in it. The strawberry flavor shines bright in this jam that you’ll be eating by the spoonful. Instant Pot Strawberry Jam will keep in the fridge for 1 month. To freeze the jam, place in freezer safe containers once cool, then freeze. Will keep in freezer for up to 1 year.
Instant Pot Strawberry Jam Recipe
- 4 cups strawberries
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 tbsp cornstarch
Mix strawberries with sugar in the Instant Pot. Let them sit at least 30 minutes. After 30 minutes you will see all the juices released from the berries. Stir to combine. Add lemon juice. Close instant pot and press pressure valve to the sealed position. Set on manual for 1 minute. Release pressure naturally (do not flip the pressure valve) for at least 15 minutes. Carefully release the pressure valve and remove the top. Using a hand blender, blend strawberries until desired consistency. Turn Instant Pot to Saute function and allow the strawberry jam to come to a simmer/boil. In a small bowl combine water and cornstarch. Slowly pour into jam and stir. Simmer for 2-3 minutes or until slightly thickened. Turn pot off. Allow mixture to cool and then pour into jars.
Amount Per Serving
Servings 16 -2 tbsp
- Calories 73