A triple berry jam that is made without pectin that can be store in the fridge or freezer.
- 3 cups strawberries
- 1 1/2 cups blueberries
- 1 1/2 cups raspberries
- 3/4 cup organic cane sugar
- zest of one lemon
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- In a large heavy pot, combine the berries and sugar; let them sit for 1-2 hours until the sugar has dissolved into the fruit and created a syrup.
- Place the pot on the stove top and turn burner on to medium heat. Bring mixture to a boil and then reduce the heat to medium-low, stirring often until the fruit breaks down and the mixture starts to thicken slightly about 30-35 minutes. I use a masher to break the fruit down even further as I don’t like a super chunky jam but feel free to do what you like. Just before the jam is down, stir in lemon juice and zest. When the jam is almost done, it will still be a little loose (it will firm up as it cools), but should coat the back of a wooden spoon.
- Remove the jam from the stove and pour into 3 (or 4) clean half-pint size glass jars or similar. Cap and cool completely on the counter before transferring jam to the refrigerator for 4 weeks or freeze for up to 6 months.