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Luscious Blueberry Jam Recipe

This perfectly spreadable 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 YIELD:64 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 1. Mash blueberries; transfer to a Dutch oven. Add lemon juice; stir in pectin. Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
  • 2. Stir in sugar; return to a full rolling boil. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; skim off foam. Ladle into jars or freezer containers and cool to room temperature, about 1 hour.
  • 3. 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. Yield: 8 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 95 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.