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Wild Berry Freezer Jam Recipe

Wild Berry Freezer Jam Recipe

One year, I decided I wanted to make a wild berry jam but couldn't find a recipe, so I invented my own.—Barbara Hohmann, Petawawa, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing YIELD:48 servings


  • 1 cup saskatoon berries or blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 1 pouch (3 ounces) liquid fruit pectin
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • 1. Rinse six 1-cup plastic containers and lids with boiling water. Dry thoroughly. In a large bowl, thoroughly crush all of the berries. Stir in sugar; let stand 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2. Combine pectin and lemon juice; add to fruit, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes.(A few sugar crystals may remain.)
  • 3. Immediately fill all containers to within 1/2 in. of tops. Wipe off top edges of containers; immediately cover with lids. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours.
  • 4. Jam is now ready to use. Refrigerate up to 3 weeks or freeze extra containers up to 12 months. Thaw frozen jam in refrigerator before serving. Yield: 6 half-pints.

Recipe Note

Editor's Note: If saskatoon berries are not available in your area, add an extra cup of one of the other berries.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 72 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 19g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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Cruznv User ID: 5916627 19561
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2011

"Saskatchewan, Canada.... They are simalar to Blueberries, but more purple in color and a bit different in flavor....but easily interchangable with blueberries in recipes.."

mama_z User ID: 453056 45225
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2011

"Sounds great and I'd like to try this. Where do you find saskatoon berries?"

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