Blackberry Jam

Blackberry Jam

30 Reviews 5 Pics
  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 30 m
hulagirl
Recipe by  hulagirl

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

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 2 cups

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Directions

  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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Reviews (30)

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Sarah Jo
46

Sarah Jo

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 that, I kept to the recipe. This firmed up perfectly and had the right amount of sweetness with a hint of spice. This is one of the best blackberry jams I've had yet! Next time, I'll try this without the spices (even though I liked it, the family did not). Either way, I bet good money that it will turn out fantastic every time.

Liwelch
41

Liwelch

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 cobbler recipe and it turned out great too. Enjoy!

Katie
30

Katie

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 wasn't necessary at all! The only thing I changed was I left out the allspice because I didn't have any.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (16 total)

  • Calories
  • 68 cal
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs
  • 16.9 g
  • 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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