Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Excellent setting jam recipe from my Grandmother.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 kg berries (raspberries, blackberries, boysenberries)
  • 1 kg sugar
  • 1 lemon, juice of


  1. Heat berries in a large pot until boiling.
  2. Add lemon juice and boil for 2 minutes.
  3. Add sugar gradually.
  4. Stir well.
  5. Bring to boil and boil for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Stand for 2 minutes.
  8. Pour in sterilized jars and seal.


Most Helpful

Very good instruction and easy to follow but how long would I water bath process it? That part was left out and I need to know to can it. How much in lbs is 1 kg? I need to know these thing's to even start making this jam. I only gave 3 stars due to lack of information.

rysharen October 13, 2009

Made this jam last night with some blackberries I had in the freezer. Very clear instructions to follow. The jam set beautifully.

Lizzie in NZ June 04, 2006

This jam turned out really turn out great. I used 1 lb of strawberries, 1/2 lb of blue berries, and 1/2 lb of raspberries. ( I was cleaning out the freezer,lol)I will be making this again though. Thank you for posting

Marlitt April 14, 2006

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