Make this easy, old fashioned blackberry jam with or without pectin! The small batch recipe yields two jars of sweet, fresh, homemade jam that's perfect for sharing with friends, spreading on toast, stirring into yogurt, or drizzling over ice cream. It's a quick and delicious way to preserve your summer bounty!
1 c granulated sugar
1/4 c bottled lemon juice
1 t powdered pectin mixed with 1 T sugar ( optional )
- In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, combine blackberries and sugar. Let stand for 15 minutes.
- Use a potato masher to mash the berries in the pot, releasing the juices.
- Bring the...
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