Diabetic Strawberry Jam

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Ah, the simple pleasure of spreading jam on toast to kickstart your day. It’s a timeless breakfast ritual that adds a burst of fruity goodness to each bite. But if you’re looking to cut back on sugar without sacrificing flavor, this Diabetic Strawberry Jam recipe is about to become your new best friend.

Gone are the days of store-bought jars filled with additives and excess sweetness. With this homemade gem, you’ll experience the true essence of strawberries in every spoonful. And the best part? You won’t end up with enough jam to last you a lifetime. This small-batch recipe ensures you have just the right amount of jam without overwhelming your pantry.

There’s something incredibly satisfying about making your own jam. It’s a labor of love, a culinary adventure that rewards you with a spread that’s as wholesome as it is delicious. Plus, knowing exactly what goes into each canning jar gives you peace of mind, especially if you’re mindful of your sugar intake.

Fresh strawberries take center stage in this recipe, lending their natural sweetness to the mix. With just a few simple ingredients and a bit of time, you’ll create a jam that rivals any store-bought variety. It’s proof that homemade truly is better.

When it comes to storing your homemade jam, keep it in a clean, airtight container in the refrigerator. This will help preserve its freshness and flavor for up to a few weeks. But let’s be honest, it’s so tasty, it probably won’t last that long!

So, whether you’re topping your morning toast or adding a dollop to your favorite pastry, this Diabetic Strawberry Jam is sure to brighten your day in the sweetest way possible.

Not what you are looking for? Try these other diabetic recipes: Luscious Lemon Squares, Brisket with Wine Reduction or Broiled Rainbow Trout with Fresh Tomato .


Diabetic Strawberry Jam

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  • Author: Recipe Land
  • Prep Time: :20
  • Cook Time: :20
  • Total Time: :40
  • Yield: 48 1x
  • Category: Condiment
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Diet: Diabetic


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  • 4 cups strawberries halved
  • 1/2 cup grape juice – concentrated white grape juice simmered down from 1 1/2 cups
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest grated
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon unflavored gelatin


  1. Place berries, juices and lemon rind in saucepan. Mash berries slightly to release juice.
  2. Heat to boiling. Sprinkle with unflavored gelatin.
  3. Remove from heat, skim and pack into hot jars with hot lids.
  4. Cool to room temperature before freezing.


Note: Because this is stored in the freezer, you may use any airtight, leakproof freezer container for storage, even plastic containers. Tastes better if allowed to sit for a week. Freezes beautifully for up to 6 months.

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