6 cups berries, stems and leaves removed
8 cups water
juice of one lemon
4 cups raw sugar, divided
1 package low-sugar pectin
Bring berries and water to a boil in a
large pot and cook covered for 20 minutes.
Mash with a potato masher or the back of a large
spoon and cook an additional 20 minutes.
Strain through a very fine sieve—the
seeds are extremely tiny—or use a jelly bag.
Boil liquid to reduce infusion to 4 cups.
Mix in lemon juice, stir well and return to boil.
Mix 1/2 cup sugar with pectin. Slowly
whisk into liquid and return to boil.
all at once and boil hard for one minute.
Remove from heat. Pour into prepared
jars. Process in boiling water for 10 minutes.