As summer approaches and the shelves overflow with luscious berries, there's no better time to indulge in the joy of homemade jam. Blackberries, with their deep, sweet-tart flavor, are a prime candidate for creating a delicious spread that captures the essence of the season. Let’s explore the world of Freezer Blackberry Jam. Not only is it incredibly simple to make, but it also preserves the vibrant taste of blackberries, allowing you to savor the flavors of summer throughout the year. So grab your Blendtec blender and let's dive into the world of homemade jam!
Blackberry Jam Recipe
- 4 cups fresh blackberries
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon pectin (optional, for added thickness)
- Add ½ of blackberries and all of sugar to WildSide+ jar. Secure lid and select "Sauces." Let mixture stand for 5 minutes.
- Add the other ½ of blackberries and secure lid. Press "Pulse" 4–6 times to crush berries.
- Add lemon juice and pectin. Secure lid and pulse 1–2 times.
- Let jam stand for 5 minutes. Pour into clean plastic containers or glass freezer jars.
Tips to Elevate the Flavor
You can adjust the amount of sugar based on your preference and the sweetness of the blackberries. Feel free to add more or less sugar to suit your taste. For added flavor, incorporate a pinch of cinnamon or a splash of vanilla extract during the cooking process. Consider using a blend of blackberries and other berries like raspberries or blueberries for a unique twist. Get creative and use your freezer blackberry jam as a topping for pancakes, waffles, toast, or even as a filling for pastries and cakes.
Get Jamming With Blendtec
Freezer Blackberry Jam is a delicious way to preserve the bright, juicy flavors of blackberries long after the summer months have passed. With just a few simple steps and your Blendtec blender, you can create a delicious homemade spread that captures the essence of the season. Savor the taste of summer all year round with this easy and delightful Freezer Blackberry Jam recipe. Happy jamming!
- Serving Size:
- Fat: 0g
- Saturated Fat: 0g
- Cholesterol: mg
- Sodium: 0mg
- Carbohydrates: 0g
- Fiber: 0g
- Sugar: 0g
- Protein: 0g