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Apples Going Bad? Make an Apple and Blackberry Jam [Recipe]

Apples usually last a while, but blackberries can turn quickly. That’s why creating this apple and blackberry jam is perfect.

This Apple and Blackberry Jam Will Become a Breakfast Favorite

So, why not make something tasty and healthy with these two fruits? That’s why this creation is the perfect answer when looking to use these 2 fruits.

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Making Jam sounds complicated

To be honest, making this specific jam is a simple process. It mostly requires about half an hour of your attention and a couple of tools.

Let’s talk hot jars

The canning process needs some specific steps to make sure the jam remains in perfect condition.

Bacteria like botulism, turn perfectly edible food toxic for people, food-poisoning common if the correct procedures aren’t followed.

That’s why I’ve taken great care to include a complete walk-through of how best to protect your food and your family from many of the harmful bacteria.

That sounds easy, but what about the cooking part?

This is the easiest part of the process. Gather your blackberries and apples, cutting them into cubes.

Place the fruit in a saucepan with the sugar and lemon juice, letting it rest for 1 hour.

Afterward, bring the fruit mix to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer until the jam is set. Add the citric acid and stir.

Lastly, follow this very simple step-by-step guide to finish the canning process.

Not too hard, right? Use this quick and easy apple and blackberry jam before your fruits go bad!  


Apple and Blackberry Jam

Recipe by Gillian LightmanCourse: Jams

5-6 (11 oz jars)



  • 2 lbs (900 grams) blackberries

  • 2 big apples, cut in cubes

  • 5 (640 grams) cups sugar

  • 4 tbsp lemon juice


  • Put the Blackberries and Apples in a saucepan, then cover it with sugar and lemon juice. Set aside for 1 hour.
  • Bring it to boil and then reduce heat. Let it simmer until it sets.
  • Remove from heat, add the citric acid then stir. Let it boil for a further
    2-3 more minutes.
  • To finish the canning process, follow this simple step-by-step guide.