Berrissimo Blackberry Jam
1.8kg frozen blackberries
1.5kg jam sugar
Juice and seeds of 1 lemon
200ml Berrissimo https://stillgardendistillery.com/product/berrissimo-spritz-aperitif/
1 knob of butter
Mix together the Berrissimo, Blackberries and Sugar in bowl, cover and leave out overnight. Stir again the next morning
Put all into a large wide saucepan and stir in the lemon juice. Keeping the seeds to one side. Cooking in the seeds extracts pectin to help the jam set.
Cook on a low head until all sugar is dissolved, then bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Turn off the heat and spoon some onto a chilled saucer. Once its cool push it with your finger. If it wrinkles it has set. Repeat until it sets
Stir in the knob of butter while still hot. Leave for 15 mins then place into sterilised jars and seal.
This goes great on toast in the morning, on a fruit scone or even using in backing other things.