Easy Sure-Jell Less Sugar Blackberry Freezer Jam Recipe

Easy Sure-Jell Less Sugar Blackberry Freezer Jam Recipe

Using Sure-Jell for Less or No Sugar Needed Recipes – Pink Box

If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to capture the fresh flavor of blackberries, you’re in the right place. This Blackberry freezer jam recipe is made using Sure-Jell for Less or No Sugar Needed Recipes, making it a great option for those who want to reduce their sugar intake without sacrificing taste. Let’s dive into this simple, delicious, and healthier way to enjoy homemade jam.

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Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Quick and Easy: No cooking or canning required—perfect for beginners.
  • Versatile: Great on toast, in yogurt, or as a topping for desserts.
  • Fresh Flavor: Captures the natural sweetness and tartness of fresh blackberries.
  • Low Sugar: Uses Sure-Jell for Less or No Sugar Needed Recipes, allowing you to control the sugar content.

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Ingredients

  • 8 cups fresh blackberries, mashed to yield 4 cups crushed berries
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 (1.75oz) package Sure-Jell for Less or No Sugar Needed Recipes
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

Step 1: Prepare the Blackberries

  1. Mash the Blackberries: Wash and drain the blackberries. Mash them thoroughly using a potato masher or a fork until you have a chunky consistency. Measure exactly 4 cups of mashed blackberries into a large bowl. If desired, press half of the fruit through a sieve to remove seeds.

Step 2: Boil the Sugar, Sure-Jell and Water

  1. Sugar: Measure out 3 cups of granulated sugar and pour it into a sauce pan. (Do not reduce the sugar or use a sugar substitute since this will cause the jam not to set)
  2. Pectin: Stir in 1 (1.75 oz) package of Sure-Jell for Less Sugar or No Sugar Needed Recipes Pectin.
  3. Water: Add 1 cup of water, stir. Bring to a boil on medium-high heat, stirring continually. Boil for 1 minute, continuing to stir. Remove from the heat.

Step 3: Combine Pectin with Blackberry Mixture

  1. Add Blackberries to Pectin: Pour the blackberry mixture into the hot pectin mixture stir for one minute until well blended.

Step 4: Fill the Containers

  1. Prepare Containers: Use clean, freezer-safe containers with tight-fitting lids. Leave about 1/2 inch of space at the top to allow for expansion when freezing.
  2. Fill and Seal: Pour the blackberry mixture immediately into the containers. Seal the containers with their lids.

Step 5: Freeze the Jam

  1. Let Set: Let the filled containers sit at room temperature for about 24 hours or until set.
  2. Freeze: Store the jam in the freezer for up to one year. Thaw in the refrigerator before use. Opened containers can be kept in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.
Photo cred: Yuliyah Stolyevych

Tips for Perfect Blackberry Freezer Jam

  • Choose Ripe Blackberries: Use ripe, juicy blackberries for the best flavor.
  • Label Containers: Don’t forget to label your containers with the date and contents.

Conclusion

There you have it—a simple and delicious blackberry freezer jam recipe that’s lower in sugar and packed with fresh fruit flavor. This jam is perfect for spreading on toast, mixing into yogurt, or even using as a topping for desserts. Give this recipe a try and let me know how it turned out in the comments below! Happy jamming!


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I hope you enjoyed this recipe, let me know how your jam turned out in the comments!

-Hailee

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If you are looking for the original insert no longer included in the  Sure-Jell box, I’ve included photos of it here in this blog post.

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Blackberry Freezer Jam Recipe

Using Sure-Jell for Less/No Sugar – Pink Box
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, lunch, Snack
Keyword: Blackberry, Canning Recipe, Fruit, Jam, Jelly

Ingredients

  • 4 cups crushed blackberries
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 (1.75 oz) package Sure-Jell for Less or No Sugar Needed Recipes
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

Step 1: Prepare the Blackberries

  • Mash the Blackberries: Wash and drain 8 cups of fresh red blackberries. Mash them thoroughly using a potato masher or a fork until you have a chunky consistency. Measure exactly 4 cups of mashed blackberries into a large bowl. If desired, press half of the fruit through a sieve to remove seeds.

Step 2: Boil the Sugar, Sure-Jell and Water

  • Sugar: Measure out 3 cups of granulated sugar and pour it into a sauce pan. (Do not reduce the sugar or use a sugar substitute since this will cause the jam not to set)
  • Pectin: Stir in 1 package of Sure-Jell for Less Sugar or No Sugar Needed Recipes Pectin.
  • Water: Add 1 cup of water, stir. Bring to a boil on medium-high heat, stirring continually. Boil for 1 minute, continuing to stir. Remove from the heat.

Step 3: Combine Pectin with Blackberry Mixture

  • Add Blackberries to Pectin: Pour the blackberry mixture into the hot pectin mixture stir for one minute until well blended.

Step 4: Fill the Containers

  • Prepare Containers: Use clean, freezer-safe containers with tight-fitting lids. Leave about 1/2 inch of space at the top to allow for expansion when freezing.
  • Fill and Seal: Pour the blackberry mixture immediately into the containers. Seal the containers with their lids.

Step 5: Freeze the Jam

  • Let Set: Let the filled containers sit at room temperature for about 24 hours or until set.
  • Freeze: Store the jam in the freezer for up to one year. Thaw in the refrigerator before use. Opened containers can be kept in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.


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