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Homemade Blackberry Jam

Ingredients 5 cups crushed blackberries (do not puree, crush with a potato masher)

7 cups sugar

1 (1 3/4 ounce) package dry pectin


  • Carefully measure out the berries, put them into a very large pot (8qt).

  • Carefully measure sugar in a lg bowl.

  • Add the pectin to the berries a little at a time, stirring constantly.

  • Heat on hi, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a FULL boil.

  • Add sugar ALL at once, stirring.

  • Bring mixture back to a full hard boil, stirring constantly.

  • Boil for 1 minute.

  • Remove from heat and ladle into clean, hot 8oz jars, leaving 1/4 inch space at the top.

  • Wipe the rim of the jar and put canning lids and rings on fingertip tight.

  • Place in canner with very hot water, make sure water is 1 inch above jars.

  • Process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes.

  • Remove and set them upright on a towel to set for 12 hours.

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