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Strawberry Cordial Jam

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield 16 servings (serving size: 2 tablespoons)
Add liqueur to this jam for flavor that's reminiscent of an old-fashioned cordial. If you prefer, substitute 2 tablespoons black currant syrup plus 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice for the liqueur. Keep this refrigerated for up to one month.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups chopped strawberries (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons crème de cassis (black currant–flavored liqueur)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom

Nutrition Information

  • calories 73
  • fat 0.2 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 0.3 g
  • carbohydrate 16.8 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.2 mg
  • sodium 1 mg
  • calcium 6 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer until reduced to 2 cups (about 1 hour and 10 minutes), stirring occasionally. Cool completely; cover and chill 8 hours.