Monday, August 29, 2016

We Be Jammin'... Strawberry Guava Jam



Strawberry Guava Jam
Found on Food

YIELDS 2 1/2 cups

INGREDIENTS

* 5 tablespoons guava paste 

* 1 pint strawberry, stemmed and halved 

* 3⁄4 cup water 

* 1 cup sugar 

* 2 tablespoons sugar

* 2 tablespoons granulated pectin 

* 1 teaspoon lime zest(heaping)

DIRECTIONS

* In a heavy saucepan, combine the guava paste, the strawberries, the water, and 1 cup of the sugar.

* Bring the mixture to a boil, and let it simmer for 10 minutes.

* In a cup, combine the 2 tablespoons sugar and pectin. Stir well.

* Add this mixture to the boiling guava-strawberry liquid.

* Stir well, and let the mixture boil for at least 2 minutes to activate the pectin.

* Remove the pan from the heat, and add the lime rind.

* With a potato masher or immersion blender, mash the jam well.

* Pour it into a sturdy plastic container with a tight-fitting lid.

* Let the jam cool, then cover it.

* Chill it for at least 2 hours before serving.

* The jam will keep in the refrigerator for at least 1 month.

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