This homemade blackberry jam is sweetened with honey, rather than white sugar – sweet and healthy!
Homemade Blackberry Honey Jam
Makes: 4 Pints Total Time: 1 hour
Ingredients 3 lbs fresh blackberries 1 ¾ cups honey 2 large Granny Smith apples 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
Directions Wash the blackberries and place in a large stockpot.
Slice the apple into quarters and remove the core. Grate both apples, leaving the skin on. Add to pot with blackberries then add honey and lemon juice.
Heat on high until the mixture begins to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes
Use an immersion blender (or potato masher) to puree blackberries until smooth and there are no chunks.
Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for an additional 30-45 minutes, based on consistency. It will continue to thicken as it cools.
Place in prepared jars, leaving ¼ inch headspace at the top and can using a water bath. Process for 10 minutes.