Mixed Berry Freezer Jam

Choose any combination of berries to equal four cups in this recipe. But, trust me, more varieties make it better!
  • 4 c. blackberries, raspberries or mulberries -- caps removed
  • 4 c. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. lemon peel
  • 3 oz. fruit pectin
  • 2 T. lemon juice

Crush the berries and carefully measure out 2 cups of the mixture. Combine the 2 cups of crushed berries, sugar and lemon peel in a bowl. Let stand for 10 minutes to macerate.

Mix the pectin and the lemon juice. Add to the berry mixture and stir constantly for 3 minutes.

Carefully pour the mixture into jelly jars and cover with lids. Allow to stand at room temperature for 2 hours or until the jam is set. Freeze until ready to use.

  • Yields: about 2 pints
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes, plus setting time
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