a bowl of frozen blackberries with a sprig of mint
Freezing Blackberries {How to Freeze Blackberries}
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Freezing Time
6 hrs
Total Time
6 hrs 15 mins

Learn all the tips and tricks for Freezing Blackberries to stock your freezer with this amazing seasonal fruit. Learning how to freeze blackberries is a great way to preserve this delicious summertime crop without needing any special equipment. 

Course: Canning, How To
Cuisine: American
Keyword: freezing blackberries, how to freeze blackberries
  1. Rinse your blackberries in a colander and set aside to drain and air dry a bit.

  2. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment or a silpat. 

  3. Add the blackberries to the baking sheet and place the tray in the freezer.  Pro tip: If you have a lot of blackberries to freeze at once, lay another piece of parchment on top of the berries and top with an additional layer of fruit. 

  4. Freeze for about six hours. 

  5. Break apart any clumps that have formed on the baking sheet and transfer the blackberries to freezer-proof storage.