Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Blackberry jam recipe and summertime!

Guess what?  The blackberries are starting to turn black here in southeastern Oklahoma!  It's time for some blackberry jam!

INGREDIENTS:
6 cups crushed blackberries
1 package powdered pectin
8 1/2 cups sugar

PREPARATION:  Put measured crushed berries in a pot. Add pectin and stir well. Place on high heat and stir constantly bringing quickly to a full boil with bubbles over the entire surface. Add sugar, continue stirring and heat again to a full bubbling boil. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and skim. Fill and seal containers. Process 5 minutes in boiling water bath.

 

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