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Blackberry recipes


Equipment needed

Large boiling water canning pot with rack

5- to 6-qt. non-reactive saucepan

Canning jars

Lids with rings

Jar funnel

Large ladle and spoon


5 c. fresh blackberries

7 c. sugar

1 pkg. dry fruit pectin

½ tsp. butter

Sanitize jars, lids and rings, keeping warm until ready for use. Gently wash blackberries and drain. Crush the blackberries with a potato masher. For best results crush 1 c. at a time. Sieve all the pulp to remove the seeds. Measure sugar into a bowl. Set aside. Measure blackberries and pour into saucepan. Stir in box of pectin and add ½ tsp. butter. Bring mixture to full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Stir in sugar and return to full rolling boil and let boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Fill prepared jars with blackberry jam and seal well. Place filled jars in canning pot. Cover with water 1 inch over tops. Process for 10 minutes.


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