What’s Cooking~~Easy Blackberry Raspberry Jam (A Quick Taste of Summer)

With summer comes all types of fresh berries today we have a wonderful taste of summer that will be quick and easy. This taste combo will be the pride of your table this summer.

**AT THE END OF THE RECIPE IS A LINK TO A DOWNLOADABLE PDF FILE TO SAVE OR PRINT AND ADD TO YOUR COLLECTION.

Easy Blackberry Raspberry Jam (A Quick Taste of Summer)

Ingredients

1 ¾ of each Raspberries and blackberries rinsed and dried

2 ½ granulated sugar

5 tbsp real lemon juice (Natural pectin)

Instructions

Put the raspberries, blackberries, sugar and lemon juice into a medium to large sauce pan.

Placing pan over a low-medium heat, stirring occasionally, until all the sugar crystals have dissolved.

Raise the temperature slightly and bring the mixture to a rolling boil and continue to boil for 7 minutes.

Remove from heat, put a few teaspoons in a chilled saucer then place the saucer in fridge for about a minute (This is a tester)

You will know that your jam is done, when tester comes out of the fridge and has a gel like texture when your finger or spoon runs over it.  If the jam isn’t ready then continue boiling for another 2 minutes at a time and re-test until ready (Average time is about 9 to 11 minutes total boiling).

Ladle or pour the jam in sterilized jars then sealing with lids immediately – makes 2 (450 ml) jars

Once cooled store in refrigerator unopened should last up to 6 months in the fridge. Open jars will last about 30 to 45 days.

This jam is delicious treat for toast, ice cream, or an added flavour to your yogourt.

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