This was delicious...a bit of a pain to strain the seeds from the blackberry juice though. I added only 1/2 tsp of cornstarch because I wanted it to be a bit thinner.
It's summer in a bottle! Bonus: In small jars, this signature sweet becomes a memorable party favor.
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Total: 55 Minutes
- 3 cups fresh blackberries*
- 1 1/4 cups sugar
- 1/4 cup light corn syrup
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1. Process blackberries in a blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed.
- 2. Press blackberry puree through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a medium saucepan, using back of a spoon to squeeze out juice (about 1 1/2 cups). Discard pulp and seeds.
- 3. Add sugar and remaining ingredients to blackberry juice in pan, and bring mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Boil, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat, and cool slightly (about 30 minutes). Serve warm or at room temperature.
- *1 (16-oz.) package frozen blackberries, thawed, may be substituted.
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