Canning Saskatoon berries is very easy and a great way to free up some freezer space when you’re preserving a lot of summer berries. If you’ve ever made jam before (or even if you haven’t), you can easily can Saskatoon berries. You can also use this basic canning method and simple syrup to can other fruits as well.
When it comes time to use your canned Saskatoon berries, all you have to do is add them directly to things like yogurt and oatmeal, or thicken them up by cooking them with a little flour or cornstarch to go in pies, tarts, and more. No need to add sugar to those recipes, since you’ve already canned them in sugar.
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