Strawberry Jam Filling

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck
Serve any extra filling along with the cake, or refrigerate up to 1 week and enjoy homemade jam for breakfast!



Makes about 4 cups

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 9 Hours, 50 Minutes


4 cups mashed fresh strawberries
2 1/2 cups sugar
1 (3-oz.) package strawberry-flavored gelatin


1. Stir together strawberries and sugar in a large saucepan; let stand 30 minutes.

2. Bring strawberry mixture to a boil over medium heat; boil 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in gelatin until dissolved; cool completely (about 1 hour). Cover and chill 8 hours.


April 2013