Three-Berry Jam Recipe
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Three-Berry Jam Recipe

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I sold jars of this sweet berry jam at craft fairs. It's a wonderful way to preserve summer gems. —Bernadette Colvin, Tomball, Texas
Featured In: How to Can
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Process: 10 min. + standing
MAKES:152 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Process: 10 min. + standing
MAKES: 152 servings


  • 4 cups fresh blueberries
  • 3 cups fresh strawberries
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 1/4 cup bottled lemon juice
  • 2 packages (1-3/4 ounces each) powdered fruit pectin
  • 7 cups sugar

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 41 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 11g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine berries and lemon juice; crush slightly. Stir in pectin. Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Stir in sugar; return to a full rolling boil. Boil and stir 1 minute.
  2. Remove from the heat; skim off foam. Ladle hot mixture into nine hot pint jars and one hot half-pint jar, leaving 1/4-in. headspace. Remove air bubbles and adjust headspace, if necessary, by adding hot mixture. Wipe rims. Center lids on jars; screw on bands until fingertip tight.
  3. Place jars into canner with simmering water, ensuring that they are completely covered with water. Bring to a boil; process for 10 minutes. Remove jars and cool. Yield: 9 pints and 1 half-pint.
Originally published as Three-Berry Jam in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2006, p213

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ladyyorkie User ID: 3451877 226760
Reviewed May. 23, 2015

"I made half a batch of this jam. I have it in the canner now. It tasted good and thickened up nicely. With that half batch I got 4 half pint jars and 2 4 oz jars. I didn't have any raspberries so used blackberries instead."

coolgranny60 User ID: 8145387 214345
Reviewed Dec. 8, 2014

"Which pectin should be used, Sure Gell or Sure Gell Lower/No sugar? I see this recipe uses 7 cups of sugar and I've seen a similar recipe using 11 cups of pectin. I have berries from the garden in my freezer that I'd love to make a mixed berry jam with! Thanks for your help!"

mgirardier User ID: 6098710 67266
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2013

"This past summer, I made the jam and put it away to give at Christmas. I renamed it Jingle Berry Jam and it was a hit with those I gave it to. Great recipe!"

mronde User ID: 6848484 154739
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2012

"Love this jelly i used blackberries instead of raspberries i will be making more."

mronde User ID: 6848484 148602
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2012

"OMG my kids love this jelly. I have never made jelly before this was the first kind i have every made. i used blackberries instead of raspberries and my kids love it. i will be making more."

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