Blackberry Or Crushed Strawberry Jam
|Prepared blackberries/Strawberries||2 Pound (4 Cup)|
|Granulated sugar||3 Pound (7 Cup)|
|Bottle liquid pectin||8 Ounce|
To prepare fruit, put about 2 qts fully ripe berries through food chopper using coarse blade or crush completely one layer at a time so that each berry is reduced to a pulp.
Measure sugar and 4 c prepared fruit into large saucepan, mix well, and bring to a full rolling boil over high heat.
Stir constantly before and while boiling.
Boil hard 1 min.
Remove from heat, and stir in liquid pectin.
Then stir and skim by turns for just 5 min to cool slightly, to prevent floating fruit.
Pour quickly into clean, freshly sterilized jelly glasses to within 1/2" of top.
Cover at once with a 1/2" layer of hot paraffin.
When cool, cover each glass with a sterilized tin cover or tightly pasted paper cover.