Strawberry Cordial Jam

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
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.

Yield:

16 servings (serving size: 2 tablespoons)

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Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

Maureen Callahan,

May 2009