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Blueberry Preserves Recipe
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Blueberry Preserves Recipe

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Juicy blueberries swimming in a sweet jelly taste terrific spooned over vanilla ice cream. But we also enjoy it on top of waffles and pancakes.—Shannon Arthur, Portsmouth, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Process: 5 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Process: 5 min.
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2-1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 90 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook 15-18 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently.
  2. Remove from heat; skim off foam. Ladle hot mixture into three hot sterilized half-pint jars, leaving 1/4-in. headspace. Remove air bubbles and adjust headspace, if necessary, by adding hot mixture. Wipe rims. Center lids on jars; screw on bands until fingertip tight.
  3. Place jars into canner with simmering water, ensuring that they are completely covered with water. Bring to a boil; process 5 minutes. Remove jars and cool. Yield: 3 half-pints.
Editor's Note: The processing time listed is for altitudes of 1,000 feet or less. Add 1 minute to the processing time for each 1,000 feet of additional altitude.
Originally published as Blueberry Preserves in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2010, p213

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 90 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 5, 2012

This should be 'Declared Illegal!' Done as 'Freezer Jam' you have no idea what "Good Eats" really means over Vanilla 'I Scream for Ice Cream.'

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Reviewed Aug. 5, 2012

This should be 'Declared Illegal!' Done as 'Freezer Jam' you have no idea what "Good Eats" really means over Vanilla 'Scream.'

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Reviewed Jul. 26, 2012

To remove air bubbles you can tap it on the counter gently or...preferred...run a skewer through it to pop the bubbles. and yes! I would definitely freeze this if canning isn't for you!

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Reviewed Jul. 26, 2012

How do you "remove air bubbles" ??

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Reviewed Jul. 26, 2012

This was AWESOME! It tastes just like Christmas in your mouth! I will have to make more, as it only makes a small batch! YUMMA!

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