“Posted in response to a request, this comes from BH & G, Home Canning & Freezing! Use this recipe for any soft berry, except strawberries & make the syrup to match your own tastes. The quantity specified here is for 1 quart (increase as required) and the times are estimates.”
READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
1 quart
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Use 1 cup sugar for VERY LIGHT SYRUP; 2 cups sugar for LIGHT SYRUP; 3 cups sugar for MEDIUM SYRUP; 4 3/4 cups sugar for HEAVY SYRUP.
  2. Boil sugar& water together for 5 minutes& skim, if necessary; keep hot but not boiling.
  3. Wash fruit, drain& fill hot steile jars, leaving 1/2 inch headspace.
  4. Bring syrup to a full boil& cover berries with syrup, leaving 1/2 inch headspace.
  5. Remove any trapped air bubbles (I use a chopstick to do this)& adjust lids.
  6. Process in a boiling water bath, 10 minutes for pints or 15 minutes for quarts.

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