Easy Homemade Strawberry Jelly Recipe

Summer is the best time to make homemade strawberry jelly! All the gardens are starting to have fresh delicious strawberries that are ready to pick so between green tea strawberry smoothie and strawberry jelly – we’re using them every day!

How to make strawberry jelly
Let’s make homemade Strawberry Jelly!

Let’s make homemade strawberry jelly recipe

Strawberries are the perfect summer fruit: they’re fresh, they’re yummy and they are super healthy. They are packed with vitamin C, fiber, antioxidants, and more, which means they keep your body and brain feeling great!

Let’s take a look at some other amazing benefits strawberries have to offer:

  • They are good for your heart. Strawberries are associated with a lower risk of heart attacks in people who consume them regularly.
  • Strawberries don’t have as much sugar as you think – only 7 grams per cup!
  • One serving of strawberries has more vitamin C than an orange! Vitamin C has properties that can strengthen your body’s natural defenses.

As you can see, we love strawberries here! They are just and so versatile.

If you are looking for a simple and delicious strawberry jelly recipe, keep reading!

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Homemade Strawberry Jelly ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make this easy strawberry jelly recipe.

  • 1 Pound Fresh Strawberries
  • 1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 2-3 Tablespoons Honey

directions to make homemade strawberry jelly recipe

Step 1

Start by washing, hulling, and quartering your fresh strawberries.

Step 2

Place the strawberries, lemon juice, and honey in a good quality pot and cook on medium heat for 25 minutes.

Step 3

Continuously smash the strawberries with a wooden spoon to help release the juices of the strawberries and help the jelly to thicken.

I like to leave my jelly with small chunks in it but if you want a smoother texture you can food process the jelly.

Strawberry Jelly in a mason jar.
Place in a mason jar and refrigerate for up to a week.

Step 4

Place in a Mason Jar and refrigerate for up to a week.

how to serve strawberry jelly

Our strawberry jelly recipe can be used as a spread on plain bread or a toast for a sweet breakfast. It can also be used in puddings, pies, and ice creams for a comforting snack. Personally, I love adding it to my morning oatmeal along with some peanut butter. What can I say — I have a crazy sweet tooth!

our experience in making homemade strawberry jelly

One of my favorite things about this homemade strawberry jelly is that it doesn’t require any cooking experience. So anyone can make it! So if you notice your little one is developing an interest in cooking, this is the perfect recipe to get them started.

Let them get creative and add different ingredients — who knows, you might end up with a whole new tasty recipe that will be a part of the family cookbook!

So if you love to make homemade jellies and jams we guarantee you this recipe is going to be a new favorite. It’s just so easy to make! 

 

Homemade Strawberry Jelly Recipe

Homemade Strawberry Jelly Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Fresh Strawberries
  • 1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 2-3 Tablespoons Honey

Instructions

  1. Start by washing, hulling, and quartering your fresh strawberries.
  2. Place the strawberries, lemon juice, and honey in a good quality pot and cook on medium heat for 25 minutes.
  3. Continuously smash the strawberries with a wooden spoon to help release the juices of the strawberries and help the jelly to thicken. I like to leave my jelly with small chunks in it but if you want a smoother texture you can food process the jelly.
  4. Place in a Mason Jar and refrigerate for up to a week
Homemade Strawberry Jelly
Try this delicious strawberry jelly recipe to give your breakfast a fruity and healthy twist!

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