Blackberry Bliss Jam


Experience the burst of berry goodness with Blackberry Bliss Jam, a luscious spread that brings the bold flavors of ripe blackberries to your table. This homemade jam is a perfect blend of sweetness and tartness, creating a delightful addition to your breakfast spread, desserts, or as a gourmet ingredient in various recipes.

Blackberry Bliss Jam

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: About 3 cups
  • Serving Size: 1 tablespoon

Nutritional Profile (per tablespoon)

  • Calories: 31 kcal
  • Protein: 0.1 g
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
  • Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Sugar: 7.5 g


  • Fresh blackberries (1 kg / 2.2 lbs / 35 oz)
  • Granulated sugar (450g / 1 lb / 16 oz)
  • Lemon juice (30ml / 2 tbsp / 1 oz)
  • Pectin (optional, for thicker jam) (5g / 0.2 oz)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Macerate Blackberries: Mix blackberries with sugar in a bowl and let them sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Cook the Berries: Transfer the blackberry mixture to a large saucepan. Add lemon juice and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring often.
  3. Simmer and Thicken: Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Add pectin for a thicker jam and cook for 5 more minutes.
  4. Test the Jam: To check doneness, place a small amount of jam on a cold plate. If it gels, it’s ready.
  5. Jar and Cool: Pour the hot jam into sterilized jars, leaving space at the top. Seal and let cool.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Selecting Blackberries: Choose ripe, firm blackberries for the best flavor.
  • Removing Foam: Skim off any foam for a clearer jam.
  • Storage: Store in a cool, dry place or refrigerate for longer shelf life.


Can I use frozen blackberries?

Yes, but thaw and drain them first.

How long does blackberry jam last?

Properly stored, it can last up to 1 month in the refrigerator.

Can I make the jam less sweet?

Adjust sugar to your liking, but keep in mind that sugar helps in preservation.