Berry Best Freezer Jam

READY IN: 24hrs 15mins
Recipe by CoffeeB

From the cookbook, Summer in the Country, this recipe uses a combination of blueberries & raspberries. Use 6 cups of your favorite berries to invent your own flavors!

Top Review by Areesa73

Not only is this easy to make, but its incredibly tasty!!! I think you could put any kind of fruit in there that you would like. I followed the recipe exactly, however, I added sugar to taste. I put the first cup in, tasted it and it was perfect so I didn't add anymore. I think this depends on how ripe your fruit is, so I would suggest adding the sugar and then tasting it before adding more.
The consistancy is thinner than some jams, but I love it that way. It is thinner than some jams but thicker than syrup.
This is the first time I have ever made jam because I thought it would be too hard. I am going to use the recipe to make more. If I would have known it was this easy, I would have been making my own all along.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine blueberries and raspberries in a large bowl.
  2. Stir in sugar and lemon juice.
  3. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  4. In a small saucepan, bring water and pectin to a boil.
  5. Boil for one minute, stirring constantly.
  6. Add to fruit mixture; stir for 3 minutes.
  7. Ladle into freezer containers; cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes. Cover and let stand overnight at room temperature before freezing.
  8. May be frozen up to one year.
  9. Store in refrigerator up to 3 weeks after opening.

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