The Best Strawberry
Freezer Jam Recipe

strawberry freezer jam recipe

The best strawberry freezer jam recipe for making jam from fresh strawberries.

Old-fashioned freezer strawberry jam, banana-strawberry freezer jam, and triple-berry freezer jam recipe to stir up a batch of the best tasting jams ever!

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Specialized utensils help make each step of home canning much easier.

Below are some handy kitchen tools when making freezer jam recipes.

strawberry freezer jam being poured into jars
  • Canning Funnel- a plastic jar funnel fits both regular and wide mouthed canning jars for easy filling.
  • Labels- each jar should be labeled with the date as well as the type of canned food. Decorative labels are ideal for gift giving. 
  • Canning & freezing pen- permanent marker provides sure labeling of canned or frozen items. Writes on plastic, metal, or paper. 
  •  Plastic Storage caps- once canned products are opened, the two-piece lids can be replaced with a plastic storage cap for easy refrigerator storage of unused portions.

How to Make Strawberry Jam

Strawberry freezer jam recipes are made using Fruit Jell Freezer Jam.

Freezer jam pectin is used only for jams stored in the freezer or refrigerator.

Some of the jam recipes we list do not require any cooking.

strawberry  jam in jar next to fresh strawberies

Old-fashioned Strawberry Freezer Jam Recipe

2 cups crushed strawberries

4 cups sugar

¾ cup water

1 box powdered pectin

  • Stir strawberries and sugar in bowl. 
  • Bring water and pectin to boil.
  • Boil one minute, stirring constantly. 
  • Add pectin mixture to fruit and stir 3 minutes. 
  • Pour into half pint Mason jars to within one inch of top. 
  • Put on lid and band tight. 
  • Let stand at room temperature for 24 hours or until set. 
  • Freeze.
  • Yields 6 half-pints.
strawberry  jam on a scone

Banana-Strawberry Freezer Jam Recipe

3 large bananas

3 cups crushed strawberries

1 ½ cups sugar

1 freezer jam pectin pouch

  • Select fully-ripe strawberries with a deep-red color. 
  • Discard immature and defective fruit.
  • Wash strawberries, drain. 
  • Remove caps.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. 
  • Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil. 
  • Place unpeeled bananas on baking sheet. 
  • Bake for 15 minutes. 
  • Cool. 
  • Peel and crush bananas. 
  • Measure 1 cup crushed bananas. 
  • Combine in a medium sized bowl the strawberries, bananas, and sugar. 
  • Let fruit in bowl stand for 15 minutes. 
  • Slowly stir pectin into fruit and sugar mix. 
  • Stir mixture for 3 minutes.
  • Then, let mix stand for 5 minutes. 
  • Spoon jam into can or freeze wide mouthed jars, freezer bags, or plastic containers. 
  • Leave ½ inch headroom.
  • Adjust two piece lids if using jars. 
  • Label and freeze. 
  • Yields about five pints.

Triple Berry Freezer Jam Recipe

2 cups crushed strawberries

1 cup crushed red raspberries

1 cup crushed blackberries

1 ½ cups sugar

1 freezer jam pectin pouch

  • Select ripe firm berries. 
  • Rinse berries in cold water.
  • Dry fruit on paper towels. 
  • Discard soft, under ripe or defective fruits. 
  • Remove stems.
  • Combine into a medium sized bowl the strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and sugar.
  • Let the fruit and sugar sit for 15 minutes. 
  • Slowly stir pectin into the fruit mix. 
  • Begin stirring the mixture for 3 minutes. 
  • Then, allow fruit mix to stand for 5 minutes.
  • Use a ladle to spoon jam into can or freeze jars, freezer bags, or containers. 
  • Leave ½ inch headspace. 
  • Adjust two piece lids if using jars. 
  • Label and freeze. 
  • Yields about 5 pints.
fresh blackberries, raspberries, blueberries and strawberries

Using Home-Preserved Foods

Do not thaw more food than is needed.

Frozen food spoils more rapidly than fresh foods.

Thawing in the refrigerator is the best method.

You can thaw the strawberry freezer jam recipe at room temperature for 2 hours and then complete thawing in the refrigerator.

When guidelines are followed making strawberry freezer jam, there should be little concern about the quality and safety of your home canned foods.

However, it is recommended to examine each jar before it is served for any changes that might have occurred.

To open jars with vacuum sealed lids, release the vacuum with a can opener and lift off the lid.

This method of removing lids will help prevent damage to the jar's sealing surface.

Do not serve any product that shows signs of spoilage.

The recommended storage length for strawberry freezer jam kept at zero degrees is 12 months.


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