This makes a special gift for Christmas, we give it in a basket with other canned items and suggestions on how to serve each item.
Simple, easy, old fashion recipe that reminds all of the generations of a simpler time... and great-grandma!
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- 2 lb
- 2 lb
- 1 large
- lemon juice, fresh (and the zest)
- 1 small
- box blackberry or black cherry jell-o
- 1 box
- sure jell
1Clean berries. Remove large hard center of berries by squeezing out. Put berries in large stainless steel pot.
2Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, bring to a boil. Add the lemon zest and lemon juice. Boil for 3 minutes.
3Add sugar. Stirring constantly, bring back to a boil that can not be stirred down. Add the Jell-O. Boil for 10 minutes.
4Add the Sure Jell. Stirring constantly. Boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
5Let sit for 3 minutes. Ladle into sterilized jars. Place lids and rings to fingertip tightness. Put jars in boiling water bath for 15 minutes. Remove jars to a towel lined counter to sit and cool for 24 hours before moving and storing.