“I've had this recipe for years, but I haven't tried it yet. However, my daughter and I picked a bucket full of blackberries on Sunday, so we will be trying it out soon! Sounds Good!”
1hr 10mins
4 pints concentrate

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Crush blackberries in a large kettle.
  2. Add water and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Strain through jelly bag, reserving juice and discarding pulp.
  5. Add water to juice if necessary to equal 2 quarts.
  6. Pour into large kettle.
  7. Slowly stir in sugar until dissolved.
  8. Place spices in a cheesecloth bag; add to juice.
  9. Simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  10. Bring to a boil; remove the spice bag and discard.
  11. Pour hot into hot jars, leaving ¼-inch headspace.
  12. Adjust caps.
  13. Process for 15 minutes in a boiling water bath.
  14. To serve, mix about one-third concentrate to two-thirds soda.

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