Stovetop spiced strawberry jam

Stovetop spiced strawberry jam

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  • 8
  • Easy
  • 15 minutes
  • 30 minutes


  • 750 g strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 vanilla pod, seeded
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 2 star anise
  • 2 cloves

Cooking Instructions

1. Place all the ingredients in a medium-sized saucepan and mix to combine. Bring to the boil, stirring occasionally to make sure it doesn’t catch.

2. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 20–30 minutes or until sticky and reduced.

3. Transfer to sterilized jars and chill. Serve with freshly baked scones or vanilla ice cream.

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Photograph: Sadiqah Assur-Ismail
Production: Hannah Lewry and Claire-Ellen van Rooyen
Food assistant: Claire-Ellen van Rooyen

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