“Margaritas...if you like the drink, you will love this jam. Try it as a topping for cheesecake or mixed with cream cheese on bagels. Recipe is from a friend that know how much I like "different" kinds of jams and jellies. :o) cook time does not include time for water to boil in water bath canner”
6 half-pints

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups strawberries (crushed)
  • 14 cup lime juice
  • 23 cup tequila
  • 14 cup orange liqueur
  • 6 cups sugar
  • 1 (3 ounce) package liquid pectin


  1. 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.
  2. In a large pot, mix together strawberries, lime juice, tequila, and orange liqueur.
  3. Stir in sugar, bring to a boil over high heat.
  4. Stirring constantly.
  5. Boil hard for 1 minute.
  6. Remove from heat and immediately stir in pectin.
  7. Skim off foam.
  8. Stir for 5 minutes (this will prevent floating fruit).
  9. Ladle into sterilized jars to within 1/4 inch from rim. Wipe rims clean. Apply lids and rings. Tighten to fingertip tight.
  10. Process in boiling water bath for 5 minutes.

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