Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Strawberry Rhubarb Preserves

1st Batch of Home Grown Strawberry Rhubarb

Peeled Rhubarb

Chopped Rhubarb

4 Cups Chopped Rhubarb

Rhubarb and Sugar to sit overnight.

Morning After

Cleaned whole strawberries

Stawberries added to boiling Rhubarb

Strawberry Rhubarb Preserves


4 Cups cleaned chopped Rhubarb
4 Cups Whole cleaned Strawberries
6 1/2 Cups Sugar
Juice of 3 limes or lemon

  • Sprinkle pieces of rhubarb with sugar, let set 12 hours.
  • Place sugar and rhubarb in heavy bottom pot over medium heat.
  • Bring rhubarb mixture to a boil.
  • Once at a hard boil add Strawberries. 
  •  Stir constantly  
  • Boil hard for 15 minutes or until it starts to thicken.
  • Remove from heat
  • Ladle hot preserves into hot jars leaving 1/2" head space.
  •  Remove trapped air bubbles.
  • Wipe jar then adjust two piece caps.
  • Process jars in boiling water canner for 20 minutes

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