Blackberry and Apple Jam
Originally from England B&B (1976)

  • 2 pounds berries
  • ½ pint water
  • ¾ pounds peeled, cored and sliced cooking apples
  • 3 pounds sugar
  1. Wash blackberries thoroughly, then gently simmer them in ¼ pint of the water until soft. Rub them through sieve to remove seeds.
  2. Place apples, ¼ pint water and sieved blackberries in saucepan and cook until soft. Add sugar and continue to cook, slowly stirring until the sugar has dissolved.
  3. Boil fruit rapidly for about 10 minutes until setting point is reached.
  4. Ladle jam into heated jam jars, filling them right to the brim, and cover with waxed paper discs. Leave to cool.
  5. Bottle and store.