Using Your Berries

Freezing Fresh Blackberries

  • Wash berries
  • Lay out to dry
  • Place on cookie sheet in single layer
  • Place in freezer until frozen solid 
  • Place desired quantities in bags
  • Enjoy!

Ann's Favorite Blackberry Jam

12 cups fresh blackberries

9 cups Sugar

Juice from 1/2 fresh lemon

Pat of butter (not margarine)


Place ingredients in a pot.

Stir to combine.

Boil until desired consistency is reached (usually 35 - 45 minutes. I check mine by placing a little of the mixture on a plate that was placed in the freezer at the beginning of the process).

Use appropriate method for filling and sealing jars.


Blackberry Cobbler

1 stick butter (not margarine)

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 1/2 cups self rising flour

1 1/2  cups of milk (or one can of evaporated milk)

4 cups of fresh blackberries


Melt butter in 350 degree oven in 9 x 13 pan.

Mix sugar and flour in bowl.

When butter is melted add milk to sugar-flour mixture and stir until combined.

Pour sugar-flour-milk mixture over melted butter.  DO NOT STIR.

Place blackberries througout the mixture.  DO NOT STIR.

Bake at 350 for 50 - 55 minutes.

Serve!