Balsamic Strawberry Jam recipe

Preparation Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Just 4 ingredients combine to make this delicious strawberry jam flavoured with balsamic richness for a hint of slightly sour sweetness. Serve with pancakes or over ice cream for a tasty pud.


  • 500g strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 400g sugar
  • 125ml good quality balsamic vinegar
  • Thyme sprigs


  1. Bring sugar and vinegar to the boil and cook until the sugar dissolves.

  2. Add the sliced strawberries and thyme sprigs. Bring to the boil, reduce to a simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes or until thick. Remove thyme, then spoon into sterilised jars and seal.

If you like, add a pinch of spice to turn this into a spiced jam. Recipe makes around 2lb of jam.

Recipe Details:

  • Author: Laura Young.
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