Blackberry Thyme Preserves Recipe

blackberry thyme preserves recipe
With so many uses this recipe will not be wasted. The sweet-herb flavor works well as a spread or even a chutney or over a soft cheese eaten with crackers.


Total time:  30 S

Servings:  56

Calories:  24


  • 3 cups blackberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme
  • 1 pkg. powdered pectin

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1 tbsp.
  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Protein: 0g


  1. Add ingredients to FourSide or WildSide+ jar and secure lid. Select "Batters" or blend on Medium Low (speed 3 or 4) for 30 seconds.
  2. Good for up to three weeks, when stored in the fridge.

Note: Yields 28 oz.



  • Blendtec

    This is preserved with the pectin for up to 3 weeks. To preserve for longer, freeze for up to 6 months

  • Bev

    How much pectin should I use if I buy my pectin in bulk?

  • Janel

    It is acidic, seems like you could safely can it in a water bath. Don’t know how the heat would affect the consistency.

  • Blendtec

    You will need about 1.75 oz or 3½ tablespoons.

  • Blendtec

    Hi, Suzanne! You can use more pectin to make it thicker.

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