VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, thawed
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
- 1 package (1-3/4 ounces) powdered fruit pectin
- 3-1/2 cups sugar
- In a kettle, combine the strawberries, orange juice and zest. Stir in pectin. Bring to a rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Add sugar; return to a rolling boil. Boil and stir for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; skim off foam. Pour into jars or freezer containers; cool to room temperature, about 1 hour. Cover and let stand overnight or until set, but not longer than 24 hours. Refrigerate or freeze. Yield: about 4-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Strawberry Orange Spread in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2000, p45