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Apple & Blackberry Brown Sugar Jam with Grilled Sourdough

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  • 1 ½ cups small diced Envy™ apples- about 1 ½ apples (reserve ½ cup)
  • 1 ½ cups halved California Giant blackberries - about 1 ¼ small containers of blackberries (reserve ½ cup)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp pectin
  • 4 thick slices of sourdough bread
  • 4 T butter, softened


  • Blend the reserved ½ cup of diced Envy™ apples and ½ cup of halved California Giant blackberries until smooth
  • Stir together the brown sugar and pectin
  • In a large bowl, combine the diced and halved blackberries, blended mixture, and the brown sugar/pectin mixture and stir until well combined.
  • Let marinate at room temperature for at least 1 hour.
  • Pour the marinated fruit mixture into a large saute pan and bring to a simmer.  Simmer over medium heat for approximately 8 minutes or until you can take the wide side of a rubber spatula and run it through the middle and the liquid doesn’t run back together all of the way.
  • Pour the mixture onto a sheet tray lined with a silicone mat and spread evenly.  Let cool at room temperature or can cool quicker by placing it in the refrigerator. If not in a hurry, you can just pour the jam in a medium bowl and let chill until not longer warm.
  • Once jam is ready, spread both sides of the sourdough slices with softened butter.
  • Grill both sides until charred lines appear.
  • Remove from grill or grill pan and serve with jam.  Can also use with toast, english muffins, or any other pastries!
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1 hour 15 minutes
1 hour 25 minutes
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