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Blackberry Lime Jam - Jam Maker

Print Makes about 4 (240 mL) Preserving Jars
Fresh, homemade jam is now easier and more delicious than ever. Enjoy these new Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker recipes, inspired by you! Delight your friends and family with a jar full of one of these tasty treats (or even the Jam Maker!.

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Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker

You Will Need:

  • 535 grams crushed blackberries (about 1 1/3 lbs or four 6-oz containers)
  • Zest of 1 med lime
  • 3 Tbsp Ball® Jam Setting Mix with Pectin
  • 1/2 tsp butter or margarine
  • 755 grams sugar
  • 4 (240 mL) Preserving Jars


    1. CLEAN blackberries by rolling back and forth in an open towel. If dirt is obvious on blackberries, rinse carefully in cool running water and drain thoroughly. Crush blackberries one layer at a time using a potato masher. Measure required quantity of crushed blackberries and remaining ingredients for your recipe; set aside.
    2. SPRINKLE pectin evenly over bottom of the Pot fitted with the Stirrer. Add crushed blackberries and lime zest evenly over pectin. Add butter/margarine to help reduce foaming.
    3. PRESS jam button – the cook time will automatically default to 21 minutes. Press enter.
    4. WAIT 4 minutes for appliance to sound 4 short beeps indicating that it is time to add sugar. Add sugar gradually while Stirrer continues running. Place the Glass Lid on the Pot.
    5. THE APPLIANCE will continue to automatically stir your ingredients while it cooks. Stay within earshot of the Jam & Jelly Maker, the appliance will beep again at the end of the process signaling jam cooking is complete. Press cancel, unplug the appliance and immediately remove Glass Lid.
    6. REMOVE Stirrer using a pot holder. Skim foam, if necessary, from top of jam.
    7. PRESERVE jam immediately, either by refrigeration or freezing methods listed here.  

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