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Give A Homemade Gift - Freezer Jam

You can make these beau­ti­ful freezer jam recipes in just min­utes.  Put them in a pretty jar with a rib­bon and you have gifts for the whole neigh­bor­hood, the office, peo­ple who drop by unexpectedly…you’re cov­ered.  Merry Christmas.

Cran­berry Pineap­ple Jam

  • 1– ½ C. sugar
  • 5 tbs Ball® Real­Fruittm Instant Pectin
  • 2 C. fresh or frozen cran­ber­ries, chopped
  • 1 (8oz) can crushed pineap­ple with juice
  • 2 tbs freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tbs grated orange zest
  • 4 Plas­tic Ball° (8 oz) freezer jars

Stir sugar and instant pectin in a bowl until well blended. Add cran­ber­ries, pineap­ple and juice, lemon juice, and orange zest. Stir 3 min­utes. Ladle jam into clean jars to fill line. Twist on lids. Let stand until thick­ened, about 30 min­utes. Refrig­er­ate up to three weeks or freeze up to one year.

 

Pineap­ple Upside Down Cake Freezer Jam

  • 1 C. gran­u­lated sugar
  • ½ C. brown sugar
  • 5 tbs Ball® Real­Fruittm Instant Pectin
  • 2 (20oz) cans of crushed pineap­ple in juice, drained
  • ¼ C. maraschino cher­ries, finely chopped
  • 1/8 tsp vanilla extract
  • 5 Plas­tic Ball° (8 oz) freezer jars

Stir sugar, brown sugar, and pectin in a bowl until it is well blended. Add pineap­ple, cher­ries, and vanilla extract. Stir 3 min­utes. Ladle jam into clean jars to the fill line. Twist on lids. Let stand until thick­ened, about 30 min­utes. Serve imme­di­ately, refrig­er­ate for up to three weeks or freeze up to one year.

Thanks to the Uni­ver­sity of Idaho Exten­sion Office for the great recipes.  -Liza

 

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