Freezer Berry Jam
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + standing Cook: 10 min. + cooling
- 4 cups blueberries
- 2 cups raspberries
- 5 cups sugar
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 3/4 cup water
- 1 package (1-3/4 ounces) powdered fruit pectin
- In a large bowl, mash the blueberries. Add raspberries and mash. Stir in sugar and lemon juice. Let stand for 10 minutes. In a small saucepan, bring water and pectin to a boil. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add to fruit mixture; stir for 3 minutes or until sugar is dissolved.
- Pour into jars or freezer containers; cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes. Cover and let stand overnight or until set, but not longer than 24 hours. Refrigerate for up to 3 weeks or freeze for up to 1 year.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 82 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 21g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.
Aug 5, 2014
I am shopping tomorrow and I will be making this. I can't wait. Sounds delish.
Aug 4, 2014
Good to use anytime
Aug 10, 2013
First time making freezer (or any) jam... Make sure that your containers are clean and ready BEFORE you start! That said, this recipe was easy to make (I blended rather than mashed) and delicious. Next time, I'll probably use 1/2 to 2/3rds of the recommended sugar.Thanks!
Jul 24, 2013
Freezer jam is right up my alley, it is easy and has such a 'fresh' taste.
Jun 1, 2012
Loved the taste! The ruby red color is so gorgeous!! Can't wait to make it again! Thanks, Rita!!
Jan 1, 2012
This is great with just strawberry. I will do every year.
Sep 22, 2011
looks delicious and fairly simple. I suppose you could make it with almost any kind of fruit.
Jul 22, 2011
I made this recipe with all blueberries. It was delicious!
Jun 9, 2010
I modified this recipe a bit to use up the fruit we had in the house. I used strawberries and blueberries. I also used Splenda and a lot less of it (I would say about 2 1/2 c). Also, instead of fruit pectin, I diced up half a granny smith apple. I didn't use much water at all because I wanted a thicker jam. This recipe froze wonderfully and my family loves it. I am planning on making it with the raspberries! What a wonderful way to make homemade jam and not have to go through the process of canning. Enjoy!
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