Blackberry & Apple Jam

By Lisa Clarice on July 19, 2009

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Ingredients

    1. 1537.83 ml blackberries ( 6 1/2 cups mashed blackberry equals 12 pints or approximately 2 pounds)
    2. 591.47 ml apples ( peeled and diced)
    3. 473.18 ml sugar
    4. 59.14 ml lemon juice
    5. 19.71 ml dry pectin ( follow directions on your Pectin box)

Directions

  1. Wash, remove stems, and mash berries. Make sure to measure 4 cups mashed berries.
  2. Dice apples into tiny pieces - leave skin on.
  3. Place apples and lemon juice in large pan on medium heat.
  4. Cook apples for 5 minutes until soft.
  5. Add mashed berries and cook until it boils, stirring a few times.
  6. Let fruit boil for 2-3 minutes.
  7. In separate bowl, combine sugar and pectin and stir together.
  8. Add sugar/pectin mixture into boiling fruit and stir.
  9. Boil (high boil) for 5 minutes.
  10. Remove from heat and fill jars to 1/4" of top. (Recipe makes six 8oz. jars).
  11. Wipe rims clean and screw on 2-piece lids.
  12. Let jars cool. You will hear a "pop" sound once sealed. You do not have to put jars in boiling water. Just let cool on your kitchen counter. Easy!