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Strawberry and Pimm’s boozy jam

  • Makes 4 x 250ml jars
  • Easy

Check out this quick and easy boozy jam recipe with juicy strawberries and Pimm's for a summery addition to your afternoon tea spread

By Amanda James

*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards

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Ingredients

  • strawberries 1kg, hulled and halved
  • jam sugar 500g
  • lemon 1, juiced
  • Pimm’s 200ml

Method

  • Step 1

    Put a few small plates in the freezer for testing the jam. Tip the strawberries into a bowl, add 1/2 the jam sugar and mix well. Leave to macerate for 1 hour.

  • Step 2

    Scrape the strawberries into a large pan, tip in the remaining jam sugar and lemon juice, and bring gently to the boil, stirring regularly to dissolve the sugar.

  • Step 3

    Simmer the strawberries for 20-25 minutes, stirring now and again, until a sugar thermometer reads 105C. Stir regularly towards the end to avoid the sugar catching. Pour in the Pimm’s and stir well. Spoon a little onto one of the plates from the freezer. It should wrinkle and form a skin. If it doesn’t, simmer for another 10 minutes then test again.

  • Step 4

    Pour into 4 x 250ml sterilised jars and seal. Store in a cool spot.

Additional Information

Nutrition

  • kcals 27
  • fat 0.1g
  • carbs 5.6g
  • sugars 5.6g
  • fibre 0.4g
  • protein 0.1g
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