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Apple & Blackberry Jam

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 15 jars


  • 2 kg blackberries
  • 1 kg cooking apples
  • 250 ml water
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 kg sugar


  • Wash, peel, core and slice the apples
  • Wash the blackberries in a colander and shake well.
  • Stew apples gently in the water until soft
  • Add the blackberries and the lemon juice and continue simmering until both fruits are soft
  • Add the sugar and stir over a low heat until dissolved
  • Boil rapidly for 15 minutes, stirring now and then, until setting point (105 deg C) has been reached
  • Skim the jam if necessary and then pot and cover immediately (while still hot)