Making jam is one of my favourite cooking process. The process is quite easy and you can customise the fruit combination to your liking. One of the best parts is that you know the ingredients that you put in there. Homemade jam does not contain any stabilisers, preservatives or all those fancy chemical names. It stays well for a month, and if you sterilise the jam jar, the jam can keep for one year unopened.
This recipe is originally from Martha Stewart. I modified it to my liking and it has now become my go-to recipe for a strawberry cake. It is a mix between a cake and a tart, which means you get to experience the deliciousness of both: crunchy crust with a moist, soft and cakey middle. It is loaded with strawberries, not too sweet and easy to prepare! It is important to use white sugar and beat it with butter for 3 minutes otherwise the strawberries might sink to the bottom and make the cake soggy. Good luck!