Raspberry Jam with Grandma T

Certo Premium Liquid Fruit Pectin
4 cups berries
4 cups sugar
2 Tbsp. lemon juice

1. In small batches, lightly wash berries in a mesh strainer. Pick out hard seeds, etc.
2. Put washed berries in thin layers in a four cup measuring cup. Mash one cup worth of berries.
3. Using a juicer/de-seeder, juice berries until it makes one cup. Pour juice into measuring cup with other berries.
4. Continue until you have two cups worth of berries (one cup with seeds, one cup without).
5. Pour into bowl, add 4 cups of sugar. Stir well, then set timer for ten minutes, stirring "every now and then as you think about it."
6. Empty liquid pectin into a small bowl. In a separately bowl, get 2 Tbsp. worth of lemon juice. Add lemon juice to pectin and stir well.
7. After ten minutes, stir in pectin and lemon juice and continue stirring for three minutes.
8. Pour mixture into washed glass jars and, "Of course, lick the bowl."
9. Seal the jars, leave on the counter for 24 hours before freezing.

Makes six 6-oz jars of jam.


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