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Blackberry Raspberry Jam

Making jam seems like an old fashioned thing to do, but once you try it you'll be astounded by the fresh flavors of this blackberry raspberry version.

Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword blackberry raspberry jam, blackberry raspberry jam recipe, how to make jam
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 64 servings
Calories 63 kcal
Author Janet Barton

Ingredients

  • 5-6 lbs assortment of blackberries and raspberries
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 6-8 8-oz jars with unused lids

Instructions

  1. Rinse berries gently in cold water.  Strain.
  2. Place berries in a large bowl and gently stir in sugar. Place in refrigerator overnight to allow berries to   macerate and sugar to dissolve.
  3. Press the mixture through a food mill or through a mesh strainer to remove seeds.
  4. Pour the mixture into a large heavy pot and simmer until mixture begins to thicken. Test the jam by putting a tablespoon of the mixture on a plate then placing in the freezer for a few minutes. Remove from freezer, if the jam holds a mound, it is done.
  5. Meanwhile place jars and lids in a large pot of hot water. Keep hot while jam cooks.
  6. Ladle jam into hot jars.
  7. Wipe the rims of the jars with a wet damp cloth.
  8. Screw on lid and bands
  9. Place in a pot of boiling water. Make sure the jars are covered with 2-inches of water.  Boil for 10 minutes. Remove from water and place on layers of clean towels until cool and jars have sealed.

Recipe Notes

Makes about 6-8  8-oz jars

Nutrition Facts
Blackberry Raspberry Jam
Amount Per Serving
Calories 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 0mg0%
Potassium 58mg2%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 75IU2%
Vitamin C 7.8mg9%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.