No-cook freezer jam is a much easier preserving method for fresh berries. This freezer jam recipe utilizes pink peppercorns for a floral, peppery finish. This would be an excellent gift, finished with an attached note card detailing the easy recipe.
750 ml (3 cups) fresh raspberries OR thawed raspberries
750 ml (3 cups) fresh strawberries OR thawed strawberries
375 ml (1 1/2 cups) sugar
Grated zest of 1 large orange
7.5 ml (1 1/2 teaspoons) crushed pink peppercorns
1 package 45 g powdered pectin for no-cook freezer jam
Coarsely crush the raspberries and strawberries with a potato masher.
Add the sugar, orange zest and peppercorn. Blend well and let stand for 15 minutes. Blend in the pectin and stir for 3 minutes.
Let stand for 5 minutes. Pour into sterilized jars. Freeze.
The jam will keep in the freezer for 1 year or in the refrigerator for 3 weeks.