Basic Blackberry Jam Recipe

Basic Blackberry Jam Recipe

Make a delicious, homemade blackberry jam at home with just a few ingredients.

By: Amanda Formaro


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Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Serving size: 6 people
Cost: $
Difficulty: Easy

4 pints blackberries
1 box premium fruit pectin
1,625 mL (6 1/2 cups) sugar

1. Remove leaves and stems from blackberries and wash under cold running water. Use a potato masher to crush the berries. Run about half of the pulp through a sieve to remove some of the seeds, if desired.
2. Place berries in saucepan and stir in the pectin. Bring to a rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
3. Add sugar all at once and stir constantly, bringing mixture back to a rolling boil. Boil for one minute then remove from heat.
4. Ladle hot mixture into prepared jars and process for ten minutes in canner.

Amanda is a mother of four, craft designer and recipe developer who also runs several sites including Crafts by Amanda, Cooking with Amanda and the Secret Recipe Club. Her work has appeared on and as well as in Parents, Redbook and Mixing Bowl magazines among others.

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