Nonna’s Blackberries al Naturale

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 x 750 ml

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Limoncello and Linen Water

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2012

  • About

This is a great way to keep blackberries going a little longer, or any fruits really — cherries, grapes, plums in pieces and so on. I like them like this, not too sweet, though you can use more sugar if you like. They are wonderful al naturale or served with a scoop of Fior di latte ice cream.


  • 500 g (1 lb 2 oz) blackberries, cleaned and dried with paper towels


Put the blackberries in two 750 ml (26 fl oz/3 cup) jars. The volume collapses a lot during cooking so don’t pr