Berry Preserves

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 55mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine berries and sugar; let stand until juices begin to flow, about 10 minutes.
  • Bring slowly to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  • Add lemon juice, if using.
  • Cook rapidly almost to gelling point.
  • As mixture thickens, stir frequently to prevent sticking.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Skim foam if necessary.
  • Ladle hot preserves into hot jars, leaving 1/4 inch head space.
  • Adjust two-piece caps.
  • Process 15 minutes in a boiling water canner.
  • Yield: about 4 half pints.
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