Blackberry Jam

Preserve a bit of summer fun with this blackberry jam recipe.
  • Prep time 90 mins
  • Cook time 20 mins
  • Yields Four 500 mL jars
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  • Recipe Attribution Anna


  • 6 cups blackberries, mashed
  • 5 Tbsp pectin
  • 5 cups sugar


  • measuring cups and spoons
  • large bowl
  • large pot
  • sterilized jars (four 500 mL)
  • ladle


  1. In a large bowl, mash the blackberries and add the pectin.
  2. Pour into a large pot and heat until boiling. Add the sugar.
  3. Bring back to a boil then remove from heat.
  4. Ladle into sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch room at the top. Put the lids on the jars and place in a hot water bath (be sure the tops of the jars are covered with about one inch of water). Bring to a boil and continue boiling for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from the boiling water bath and let sit overnight.

Prep time is 1.5 hours, including picking the berries :)

If you live above sea level, you will need to adjust the time in the boiling water bath. At 1,000-6,000 feet altitude, boil for 10 minutes; above 6,000 feet altitude, boil for 15 minutes.

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