Blackberry Lime Jam

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    2

    pints
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Back in the Day Bakery Made With Love

Back in the Day Bakery Made With Love

By Cheryl Day and Griffith Day

Published 2015

  • About

Blackberries have a sweet tartness that comes alive when you use them to make jam. We add lime, which gives the beautiful purple jam a zest of citrusy sunshine and brightens the flavor of the blackberries. This jam begs to be put on your morning toast.

Ingredients

  • pounds blackberries
  • cups granulated sugar
  • Grated zest of 2 <

Method

Put a saucer in the freezer, along with three metal spoons.

Rinse the blackberries in a colander under cold running water and drain. Put the berries in a large heavy nonreactive saucepan and toss them with the sugar, lime zest, and lime juice. Cook over low heat, stirring, until the sugar has dissolved and the berries have released a lot of juice, about 10 minutes. Clip a candy thermome