Blackberry Ketchup

Blackberry Ketchup

This Blackberry Ketchup is the perfect balance of sweet and tart.


2 cups Blackberries

1/2 cup Apple Cider Vinegar

1/2 cup Water

3/4 packed Dark Brown Sugar

1/2 tsp Ground Cloves

1/2 tsp Ground Ginger

1 tsp ground Cinnamon

1/4 tsp Cayenne

1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika

1/2 tsp Coriander

1/2 tsp Kosher Salt

1/4 tsp Ground Black Pepper

2 tbsp Unsalted Butter

grated rind of 1 whole Tangerine



Mix the berries with vinegar and water in a pot.

Bring to a boil.

Lower heat to a simmer and cook 5 minutes.

Strain out seeds, I use cheesecloth

Return to saucepan and add brown sugar, all the spices, salt, butter and grated tangerine rind.

Simmer about 10 minutes, until thickened.

Let cool.

Makes around 2 cups.


Good for Beef, Chicken, Venison or Duck.

Add a Jalepeno for a little spiciness.

Add in a 1/4 tsp of Five Spice Powder for a little Asian influence.

Add in some citrus juice and olive oil and make it into a dressing.