Blackberry Jam

Blackberry Jam

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hulagirl 1

"In the summer, my family would go pick tons of blackberries and use them in our cooking."

Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 68 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 68 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mash blackberries in a saucepan with a potato masher. Stir in sugar until juices form; place about 1 tablespoon blackberry juice in a small bowl and stir in cornstarch. Pour cornstarch mixture into saucepan.
  2. Bring berries to a boil, stirring often, until jam is thickened, about 15 minutes. Stir in cinnamon and allspice. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Transfer jam to a bowl, cover, and refrigerate until chilled. Stir in lemon juice.

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I had to use Walmart brand FROZEN unsweetened blackberries only because I haven't been able to find fresh blackberry bushes here. I just let them partially thaw out before using them. Other than...

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First time making jam since helping my Grandmother 30 years ago, and WOW! I did core the berries first by using a drinking straw. But other then that, I stuck to the recipe and it turned out gre...

I had to use Walmart brand FROZEN unsweetened blackberries only because I haven't been able to find fresh blackberry bushes here. I just let them partially thaw out before using them. Other than...

This is the BEST jam I've ever had. It has so much flavor and not too sweet. I didn't use the cinnamon and allspice, I just wanted the basics and it turned out great! I also used this jam in a...

This makes excellent jam! I've only ever made jelly/jam with pectin, so I admit I was a little nervous at first not putting it in. However, the cornstarch thickened it up nicely and the pectin...

This was the easiest jam I have ever made and it was awesome. I had picked two pints of blackberries so I only could make half the recipe. I canned two half-pint jars with half the recipe. I ...

Loved this jam! It was my first jam and this was pretty easy. We used it for toppings for pancakes, cheesecake, toast and also for sandwiches. Next time, we will hold off on the allspice & cinna...

Easy and delicious! The cornstarch thickened up the jam just fine. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

First time making jam since helping my Grandmother 30 years ago, and WOW! I did core the berries first by using a drinking straw. But other then that, I stuck to the recipe and it turned out gre...

I just made a small batch of this with fresh blackberries and served it over cornbread pancakes from this site. The combination was absolutely delicious!

Made it exactly as written ... great except for the allspice, which gave it a slightly bitter aftertaste. I will try again without that addition.