Blueberry Jam


  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 6 half pints

About This Recipe

“Used to top ice-cream,your favorite scones,toast, etc.! Makes a great gift wrapped with a pretty ribbon!”

Ingredients

    • 2 pints frozen blueberries
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1 packet ball 100% fruit pectin
    • 5 1/4 cups sugar

Directions

  1. Thaw and drain blueberries.
  2. Crush blueberries one layer at a time.
  3. Combine 3 cups crushed blueberries and lemon juice in a large saucepot.
  4. Stir in Fruit Jell pectin.
  5. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly.
  6. Add sugar, stirring to dissolve.
  7. Return mixture to a rolling boil.
  8. Boil hard 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Skim foam if necessary.
  11. Preserve It-.
  12. Ladle hot jam into hot “Ball” 8-oz jelly jar to 1/4 inch below rim.
  13. Wipe jar rim clean.
  14. Place lid on jar and tighten band, just until a point of resistance is met.
  15. Process 10 minutes in a boiling-water canner.
  16. Cool for 12 to 24 hours.
  17. Remove bands.
  18. Lids should be concave in middle.
  19. Yield: About 6 half pints.
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