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Kya’s Blackberry Jam

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Kya's Blackberry Jam

Recipe inspired by Where the Crawdads Sing
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Breakfast, condiment
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: blackberries
Servings: 12
Calories: 27kcal

Equipment

  • food processor

Ingredients

  • 2 cups blackberries washed
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice fresh
  • pinch salt

Instructions

  • Place the berries in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  • For seedless jam: place a fine mesh strainer over a medium sauce pan. Pour the blended berries into the strainer and push them around with a spatula. The sauce will run through the strainer leaving the seeds behind. Do this until as much sauce is strained as possible.
  • Add sugar, lemon juice and salt to the sauce pan with the berry sauce. Stir frequently on low heat until the jam thickens, about 18-22 minutes.
  • Cool and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 27kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 39mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 51IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg

Do yourself a favor and make Ma’s Fluffy Biscuits to go with this jam.

The feelings behind this simple blackberry jam go deep in the story. The jam is a symbol of small Kya’s large gratitude for Jumpin and Mabel. 

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