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Easy Blackberry Jam

Simple and delicious, here is one way to preserve and use all those blackberries!

  • 6 Cups Crushed and squished blackberries -approximately 3 quarts
  • 3 Tablespoons Pectin
  • 4 1/2 Cups Sugar
  1. In a large saucepan, stir the crushed up blackberries together with the pectin.

  2. Stir constantly, over high heat, while bringing mixture to a boil.

  3. As soon as the mixture reaches the boiling point, quickly add the sugar.

  4.   Continue stirring constantly, and bring the mixture back up to a full boil.

  5. Keep at rolling boil for one full minute, stirring constantly.

  6. Remove from heat.  Skim off foam, if any has formed.

  7. Fill hot, sterilized half-pint jars.  Leave 1/4" headspace.  Remove air bubbles. Wipe the jar tops, edges, and threads clean.

  8. Secure hot, sterilized lids with bands and screw in place firmly.

  9. Process in boiling water canner for 10-15 minutes.