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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Strawberry Jam

(Cilek Receli)

Strawberry Jam
600 g fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
2 1/2 cup sugar
1 lemon zest
Juice of one large lemon

Layer strawberries and sugar in a saucepan overnight. The following morning, start cooking on medium heat until the sugar dissolves.

Remove the strawberries with a perforated spoon and place in a plate. Cook the sherbet for about 25-30 minutes at medium-low heat. Then, add the strawberries, lemon zest and lemon juice; continue to cook at low heat for about 10 minutes. Pour carefully into canning jars and seal. Store in a dark and cool place.

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6 Comments:

At 4:05 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mmm, memories of my grandmother!!! Thank you.

 
At 3:14 AM, Anonymous Marina said...

Very good idea of treet. have you any idea or recipie of edible dipped strawberries i like it very much plz post i will looking forward for this

 
At 10:07 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hi,
I've already posted Chocolate Covered Strawberries. Here is the address;
http://www.turkishcookbook.com/intl/2006/02/chocolate-covered-strawberries.php

 
At 2:35 PM, Blogger Rosabela said...

This sounds like an elegant dessert to impress your guests. :-)

 
At 11:12 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Binnur, Do you think rasberries insead of strawberries would work for this recipe?

 
At 3:16 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hi,
To make the raspberry jam is a little bit different than the strawberry jam. I am going to post it, too:)

 

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