Strawberry Margarita Jam
3 cups strawberries (crushed)
1/4 cup lime juice
2/3 cup tequila
1/4 cup orange liqueur
6 cups sugar
1 (3 ounce) package liquid pectin
NOTE: Do NOT use a food processor to crush strawberries or you will get puree and jam will not have a good texture. Use a potato masher.
In a large pot, mix together strawberries, lime juice, tequila, and orange liqueur.
Stir in sugar, bring to a boil over high heat.
Boil hard for 1 minute.
Remove from heat and immediately stir in pectin.
Skim off foam.
Stir for 5 minutes (this will prevent floating fruit).
Ladle into sterilized jars to within 1/4 inch from rim. Wipe rims clean. Apply lids and rings. Tighten to fingertip tight.
Process in boiling water bath for 5 minutes.
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Makes 6 half pints