Dairy Farmers of Canada

Strawberry jam with Canadian Havarti

Capturing the taste of summer at its peak of perfection is so much more than just a flavour experience. Making your own preserves is a way of celebrating the season and making kitchen memories that last a lifetime. And you’ll be hard pressed to find something that makes a more satisfying pairing with your favourite Canadian cheese.

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cooking: 25 min
Yields 1¼ cups (310 mL)
strawberry jam with canadian havarti


  • 3 cups (750 mL) small strawberries whole or halved
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sugar
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) Chinese five-spice powder
  • 1 oz (30 g) Canadian Havarti per person
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In a saucepan, mix together all ingredients except the cheese. Bring to a boil and cook on medium-high heat for 15–20 minutes. Transfer jam to a jar and let cool before refrigerating. Serve jam on a warm homemade or store-bought crumpet topped with Havarti.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 74 Calories
Protein: 1 g
Carbohydrate: 15 g
Fat: 1 g
Fibre: 1 g
Sodium: 43 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 3 % / 30 mg
Folate: 7 %
Iron: 3 %
Magnesium: 3 %
Vitamin C: 43 %