Blackberry Preserves

2
Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

I used blackberries from my garden for my jam and it turned out very good.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
9 cups
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 5 c
    crushed berries
  • 7 c
    sugar
  • 1 box
    sure jell fruit pectin

How to Make Blackberry Preserves

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring large canning pot half full with water to simmer. Wash jars and screw bands in hot soapy water and rinse in warm water. Pour boiling water over flat lids in saucepan off the heat. Let stand in boiling water until ready to use. Drain well before using.
  2. Using a potato masher I crushed the fruit a little and removed most of the seeds. I like my jam with bits of fruit in it.
  3. In a dutch oven put measured out fruit and 1 box of pectin on high heat and bring to a full boil, stirring constantly. Stir in measured sugar and bring back to a full rolling boil, boil exactly 1 minute stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  4. Ladle preserves quickly into jars, filling 1/8th inch from the tops. Wipe jar rims and cover with 2 piece lids. Screw bands on and place in water bath of boiling water carefully. Water must cover jars by 1 to 2 inches. Process jams 10 minutes and remove to towel to cool completely. After jars cool check seals by pressing down in center of lid with finger. (it should not bring back,it means it's not sealed and needs to be refrigerated) Let the jars stand 24 hours. Can be stored in cool dark place for up to 1 year.

Printable Recipe Card

About Blackberry Preserves

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 2 Comments & Reviews

25 Scrumptious Strawberry Recipes

25 Scrumptious Strawberry Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It's strawberry season! We've picked 25 "berry" good strawberry recipes you'll want to try.

15 Unique Watermelon Recipes

15 Unique Watermelon Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Our favorite summer fruit has been reinvented in these 15 unique watermelon recipes.