Maple Berry Smooch

"This is a homemade jam, that is so good on your morning toast!! I prefer blackberries, but blueberries or strawberries are just as tasty!!"
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Ready In:
6 jars


  • 4 34 cups pureed berries (blueberries, blackberries or strawberries)
  • 1 12 cups pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • bernardin original fruit pectin (1 package)


  • In a large sttainless steel saucepan, combine berry purée, maple syrup, apple juice and lemon juice.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Add pectin, stirring untl dissolved. Bring to a full rolling boil; boil hard 1 minutes. Remove from heat; skim foam.
  • Ladle smooch into hot jars following directions in product insert and leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Heat process - boil filled jars - in boiling water canner 10 minutes. Cool, check seals. Store in cool, dark place for up to 1 year.

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