- 2 quarts fresh or frozen blueberries
- 4 cups water
- 12 cups sugar
- 2 pouches (3 ounces each) liquid fruit pectin
- Place blueberries in a large kettle and crush slightly. Add water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook, uncovered, for 45 minutes. Strain through a jelly bag, reserving 6 cups juice. Pour juice into a large kettle; gradually stir in sugar until dissolved. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Add pectin; bring to a full rolling boil. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat. Skim foam. Pour hot into sterilized hot jars, leaving 1/4-in. headspace. Adjust caps. Process for 5 minutes in a boiling-water bath. Yield: 6 pints.
Reviews forBlueberry Jelly
"This jelly did not jell. Redid it according to Google directions and still didn't jell. Directions are opposite of Sure Jell directions. 0 stars"
"I have no idea what I did wrong. Two measured quarts of fresh blueberries and 4 cups of water only produced 3 cups of juice -- not 6. Not sure where to go from here. I'll probably attempt only a half batch since I only got half the juice."
"Wow! I made this with no troubles, I read reviews from several sites and decided that I would cook the berry juice extracted about 25 minutes, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly. After my gems cooled, I checked to see how they set up and was pleased! Thank you for this fantastic recipe, I will definately make again"
"Love it! Making it again now."
"I made this jelly today, and it turned out beautiful and taste delicious! It was my first time to make blueberry jelly, it was easy."
"My friend and I made this yesterday and it was fantastic. VERY easy."
"I haven't made jelly in years and was wondering if this could be made with a sugar substitute. I have 5 diabetics in my family and it would be nice to be able to make homemade jelly or jams for them"
"I tried this recipe yesterday, and it was DELICIOUS!! I was a little worried that using 12 cups of sugar would make it too sweet, but it turned out great!! Thank you for posting this recipe. It will definitly be added to my families favorite recipes."