Blackberries are edible fruit produced by plants from the Rubus genus that is in the rose family. They are not true berries but are aggregate accessory fruits such as strawberries. Blackberries are sweet with a rich berry flavor with punches of red wine flavor without astringency.
Uses: Blackberries are excellent raw as a fruit, topping, and ingredient. They make for excellent jams and preserves due to their strong aroma and flavor.