Tested till perfect Blueberry Jam

Blueberry Jam

This intensely flavoured jam has a soft set. It is excellent stirred into yogurt or spread on pancakes, dolloped on waffles or as an ice-cream topping.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: July 2008

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 27 ratings.
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  • Portion size six 1-cup (250 mL) jars

Ingredients

  • 8 cups 8cupsblueberryblueberries
  • 2-1/2 cups 2-1/2cupsgranulated sugar
  • 1 pkg (49 g) 1pkg (49 g)light fruit pectin crystals
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Preparation

In large Dutch oven and using potato masher, mash blueberries to make 5 cups (1.25 L). Add 1 cup (250 mL) water.

Mix pectin with 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the sugar; stir into blueberries. Bring to full rolling boil over high heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in remaining sugar and return to full rolling boil; boil hard, stirring, for 1 minute. Remove from heat; skim off foam.

Using funnel, fill hot 1-cup (250 mL) canning jars, leaving 1/4-inch (5 mm) headspace. Cover with prepared lids. Screw on bands until resistance is met; increase to fingertip tight. Boil in boiling water canner for 10 minutes. (See Canning Basics)

Nutritional Information Per 1 tbsp (15 mL) : about

cal 28 pro 0g total fat 0g sat. fat 0g
carb 7g fibre 0 chol 0mg sodium 1mg

% RDI:

vit C 2
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