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Luscious Blueberry Jam

This perfectly spreadable blueberry jam boasts a beautiful dark color with a sweet, seasonal flavor. —Karen Haen, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min. + standing
  • Makes
    8 cups

Ingredients

  • 8 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 package (1-3/4 ounces) powdered fruit pectin
  • 7 cups sugar

Directions

  • Rinse five 1-cup plastic or freezer-safe containers and lids with boiling water. Dry thoroughly.
    Mash blueberries; transfer to a Dutch oven. Add lemon juice; stir in pectin. Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
  • Stir in sugar; return to a full rolling boil. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; skim off foam. Ladle into containers and cool to room temperature, about 1 hour.
  • Cover and let stand overnight or until set, but not longer than 24 hours. Refrigerate for up to 3 weeks or freeze for up to 12 months.
Editor's Note
If using frozen blueberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the batter.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 95 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 25g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.