Sunday, July 14, 2013

Blueberry Jam Recipe

Blueberry jam Royalty Free Stock Imagesfrom taste of home

This was my first attempt at canning, I was really nervous about canning afraid  I might poison someone. Saw an article  in the magazine 'Taste of home" which gave step by Step instructions on how to can, plus the type of utensils that would be needed..My jam came out great! next time I will add more pictures, was just to focused  this  first time.

72 ServingsPrep: 35 min. Process: 10 min./batch


  • 8 cups fresh blueberries
  • 6 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 pouches (3 ounces each) liquid fruit pectin


  • Place blueberries in a food processor; cover and process until
  • blended. Transfer to a stockpot. Stir in the sugar, lemon juice,
  • cinnamon, lemon peel and nutmeg. Bring to a full rolling boil over
  • high heat, stirring constantly. Stir in pectin. Boil for 1 minute,
  • stirring constantly.
  • Remove from the heat; skim off foam. Ladle hot mixture into hot
  • sterilized half-pint jars, leaving 1/4-in. headspace. Remove air
  • bubbles; wipe rims and adjust lids. Process for 10 minutes in a
  • boiling-water canner. Yield: 9 half-pints.
Nutrition Facts: 2 tablespoons equals 74 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.


  1. so easy and my family loved the jam!

  2. I love homemade Jam. I just made easy strawberry jam at it's almost gone. Thanks for sharing at Our Real Food linky! Have a wonderful week!

  3. Kathy Shea MorminoJuly 19, 2013 at 12:53 PM

    Always looking for a new recipe and this one for blueberry jam sounds very good. There is nothing like opening a nice homemade jar of jam in the winter and getting the great taste of freshness.

    Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week; I hope you’ll join us again!
    Kathy Shea Mormino

    The Chicken Chick

  4. Danielle MillerJuly 24, 2013 at 1:18 PM

    This sounds so good. I would love some blueberry jam! Thanks so much for linking up to Friday Food Frenzy.

  5. Plus I have all the ingredients on hand, no excuses!

  6. Looks amazing. I wish blueberries grew here it's one of my favourite jams

  7. So simple but so delicious and gorgeous1 Nothing better than homemade jam! And on some warm buttered toast- ah, bliss.

  8. I have never made jam either.. But this looks great! I am inspired to try sometime soon!

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