Blackberry and Elderberry Jam

Blackberry and Elderberry Jam
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: British
  • Elderberries
  • Blackberries
  • Sugar
  1. Clean the berries, removing the stalks and any debris.
  2. Take equal quantities of blackberries and elderberries, place them in a preserving pan and bring gently to the boil. There is no need to add water.
  3. Boil for about 20 minutes.
  4. Add the sugar at the rate of 340g (3/4 lb) of sugar per 450g (1 lb) of fruit.
  5. Stir and make sure the sugar dissolves, then boil for an additional 20 minutes.
  6. Check for setting, and then pour into warm prepared jars and seal well.

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