Saturday, April 14, 2012

BluStraBerry Jam

I made up this recipe since it is the end of strawberry season and the start of blueberry season... The name I came up with is a combo of the 2 and pretty awesome if you ask me!!

Ingredients:

~ 7 cups sugar
~ 6 cups strawberries (4 cups mashed)
~ 2 cups blueberries (1 cup mashed)
~ 4 tablespoons lemon juice
~ 1 package powder pectin

**Makes 8~ 8oz jars**

~ Prepare 8 clean 8 oz jars

~ Measure sugar into bowl and set aside

~ Wash berries


~ Crush strawberries and add to large stainless steel pan

~ Crush Blueberries and add to strawberries in pan, Whisk together

~ Add lemon juice and pectin.. stir until ALL dissolved



~ Bring to a rolling boil then add sugar all at once

~ Return to a boil that cannot be stirred down

~ Boil hard for 1 minute

~ Remove from heat and skim off top foam (discard)

~ Fill prepared canning jars one at a time leaving 1/4 inch head space


~ Process for 10 minutes

~ Enjoy


***Caution: This jam is freaking ridiculously yummy and you might fall in love, proceed with caution!***

1 comment:

  1. Sounds yummy..I may just have to try this as my first canning adventure! It was so nice to meet you and your cutie, Brooke, yesterday at the USF sale. What goodies did you go home with?

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