Wash & drain fruit, then remove stalks. Cover friuit with 1/2 cup of sugar & stand overnight. Strain liquid from strawberries. Place in pot, add remaining sugar & stir over low heat for 10 minutes. Do not allow to boil. Add fruit & cook till setting point is reached, about 20 to 30 minutes. Ladle into warm sterile jars. Letts "Jams, Pickles & Chutneys"