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Huckleberry Jam - Recipe

A light, sweet fruit spread with a wild, mildly tart flavor.
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Huckleberry Jam Recipe
  • Wash huckleberries and crush them, small amounts at a time, in sauce pan. Add lemon juice and stir in pectin. Then, bring to a full boil on high heat, stirring constantly. Add butter and sugar. Continue to stir and keep mixture at a full boil for one full minute.
  • Remove from heat. Skim off any foam that has formed. Fill hot sterile jars and leave 1/2" free at the top of the jar when capping.
  • Process in hot water bath for 5 minutes in boiling water.
  • Follow instructions on fruit pectin container for processing jam.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Container: A large sauce pan and 6 half pint canning jars.
-5 cups or 2 1/2 pints ripe huckleberries, cleaned
-1 to 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
-4 cups granulated sugar
-1 3/4 ounces fruit pectin
-1/2 teaspoon butter