Thanks again for the recipe and site! That’s why I keep another pot of water heating on the back burner. Thanks for sharing! Can I still salvage this bacth? Keep a close watch on the mixture and keep stirring down the sugar as it dissolves. Once the berries have cooked, you’ll want to move as quickly as possible to fill the jars, add the lids and bands and get them ready for the water bath process. I had reinforcements and didn’t realize I’d be coming home with 30lbs of blueberries! Just insert the skewer in the jar, run it around the edges and around through the middle a couple of times. I hope this will help, but your point is noted. I highly suggest that you look for some classes in your area on canning. Check for proper gel. Hi Joyce from RI, Greetings from North Carolina. butter Using the jar lifter again, remove the jars from the canner. After canning a few items, you’ll find your own little way of doing things that will work best for you. award winning blueberry jam recipe. Toni, your question about putting up cobbler spurred my memory of quart jars of canned blueberry, blackberry, strawberry and pears canned with the rolled dumplings, Steve calls them “pastries”. Maybe I’ll get the chance to try it with honey if I do some. Add the blueberries to the pan and continue to cook over low heat for 35-40 minutes until the mixture is at a low boil. ★☆ I have made it before but now with your detailed explanation I understand what and why. Thank you for your question, I appreciate your comment and do hope you’ll keep working on your canning adventures. I hope you’ll tell your friends about Taste of Southern and help us spread the word about our home on the Internet. 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar The purpose of the rack is to keep jars up off the bottom of the pot so water can circulate underneath the jars. … I am a newbie and recently went blueberry picking for the first time. Hi Stephanie, I’ve had that to happen. The blueberries begin to burst and bubble and turn all sticky, jammy and sweet. Add the lemon juice to the sauce pan. I'm Kellie and I LOVE food! I won’t lie. I’m constantly lifting juice up with my stirring spoon to watch how it drips off the spoon. I haven’t read all the comments, but I followed this recipe and had awesome gelling on the plate, but after putting lids on and boiling in water bath for 15 min, my jam did not set in the jars, got runnier in fact. We’ll start at the back left burner. Its not that I mind making extra, I just want to make sure I make enough , Thank you for your question. You’ll just need to re-work the jam a bit, and of course you’ll need new lids, but it beats trashing the jam. Just made the blueberry and it is perfect. You can certainly make just the filling, such as in an apple pie filling, and then use it to make your cobbler. This is my first foray into canning by myself, I always helped my mom when I was young. It’s one of my favorite jams next to this easy Orange Marmalade and this Tomato Jam...which is surprisingly delicious in so many sweet and savory dishes! 2 teaspoons Cornstarch, Combine all ingredients in medium saucepan. The jam is ready when it passes the plate test: Once you draw your finger through the cooled jam (see below), it should hold together on … We’re “Saving Summer In A Jar” with this recipe for Blueberry Jam. I wonder if this can be a looser jam? It sounds like you cooked it a bit too long. . Be Blessed!!! I hope you’ll enjoy your jam and I’ll look forward to you following up with whether or not it sets properly after a couple of weeks. I always meet some of the nicest people as well. I dont have a rack to place in the cooking pot to seal the cans. Steve, Thanks again! Then, I used this potato masher to mash them up a bit. It’s a wonderful website! Labor Day may have come and gone but summer isn’t truly over until the last peach is picked, the last ear of corn has been thoughtfully buttered or that last blueberry has been lovingly coaxed into a sweet, sticky jam. Simply stir together sugar, blueberries and a bit of water, add a squeeze of lemon if you wish and simmer for awhile. It may be weeks later before you find that one that got away. Be Blessed!!! As for the cookbook, it’s long been a dream of mine. Good for you for making some Blueberry Jam. I hope you’ll also visit with us again… real soon. Hi Michele, Sounds like you’re having fun with that abundance of berries. (granted, the amount of fruit cooked down to only 2 1/2 half pint jars so I didn’t have much, but still…) I was amazed. While I’ve given you the step-by-step photos of the proces, any packaged pectin you find will have recipes on making jelly. It’s easy, but you’ll want to be sure you do it right. It will only take a moment for you to let us know that you stopped by. This award-winning Blueberry Jam is easy to make. BLUEBERRY SAUCE, 1 pint Blueberries, Fresh You’re basically cooking more and more water out of the mixture and getting it down to the point to where it will gel properly. Be Blessed!!! However, there are many canned items that cannot be duplicated any other way. At the present time, we’re adding a new recipe each Monday morning. -Steve, Hi Steve, Transfer the berries to a large pot and stir in both the lemon juice … -Steve. The proper tools will also help make the job go a bit smoother. I wish you all the best with your home canning and freezing adventures. -Steve. You’ll need to sort through your Blueberries and remove any bad berries, leaves, little stems or other objects. It is a great refresher course and brought back memories of old. The jam looks amazing, and amazingly easy! When making other fruit jams, a teaspoon of butter will eliminate most of the foam. Hopefully it will give someone an idea for future use. Love that there is no pectin other than what is in the fruit you are using. Its always a thrill to realize someone else is jumping in and trying their hand at doing some canning. I prefer to use these wooden skewers for that task. Too early and it will be runny and too long and it will come out gummy. I’m thankful you tried our recipe and that it turned out well for you. Remove pan from heat, let cool slightly, and run berries through the coarse blade of a food mill. If you placed the jam on a cold plate and pulled your finger through it, unless it just immediately ran back together, you’ll probably be good. Do stop by for another visit… real soon. Hi may I freeze the blueberry jam with OUT pectin. Use some oven mitts or tongs and CAREFULLY lift the rack up and hook the handles back onto the top lip of the canner. Could you add me to your newsletter list ? Be Blessed!!! Later, blueberry jam was the first thing I ever canned on my own (though I did call my parents for guidance at least seven times during the making of that initial batch). Can I use them in place of the fresh berries? You can also test by raising the spoon you’re stirring with, up about 12 inches above the pot and watching how the liquid flows off the spoon. Thanks again, I hope this helps. I hate when that happens, but I’ve certainly done it myself. Diabetic. Actually, it’s the ONLY way we have of knowing that you’ve seen our recipes. I appreciate you taking the time to share your comments and I hope you’ll stop by for another visit in the near future. I believe a good life tastes great and my easy recipes help make that happen every day. We just started canning a few days ago and we couldn’t wait to try making jam. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to receive more just like it. What happened. I hope this helps, and Thank You for trying our Blueberry Jam recipe. The other end of that notched tool can be used to remove any air bubbles from your jars. Thank you for your comments and I do hope you’ll try some of our other recipes. I’d suggest you stop up your sink, place a bowl and a colander inside and just sort through them a handful at a time. Can you water bath can the jam from this recipe? Thank you for your quick and easy recipe As for mixing the strawberries and blueberries, I see no problem with that. If you want to double the batch, use… You could run them through a food processor for just a second or two if you wanted. This time will vary based on the Altitude of where you live. I do hope you’ll stop by for a visit again… real soon. Thanks again for the question and for your comments. It works! Well, yes, if you boil it too long it will turn into blueberry candy….basically. You’ll find all of the Extension Services, Ball Canning Books, and the like, highly suggesting that you never double a recipe. I will be giving it a try for sure. It worked out perfectly and taste great I will use it again. Here are a couple of blueberry recipes I make in the summer. Stuff happens. Or until all the couples on Bachelor in Paradise have finally boarded that return flight home. Sugar- See step 6. Your canning recipe is very well laid out. Savor summer’s sweet berries all year long with this easy Blueberry Jam recipe. When we got home I went straight to the computer to find a recipe, yours was the first one I came to and so after reading it, and the follow up questions and answers, decided to make it. It turned out beautifully! Liquid not thickened product has to do with sugar and cooking times. Gently lower it over the lid and make sure that it screws on without resistance. Any jam on the top rim could cause the rubber part of the lid to not make good contact and could also prevent a proper seal. The lids and bands are placed in warm water in a smaller sauce pan. I haven’t given up on the idea. I hope you’ll give our recipe a try and that it turns out good for you. I just keep filling up the smaller pot as I use up the hot water. First off, I thought all jams and jellies need the pectin and I recall your recipe doesn’t call for pectin. I hope you’ll visit with us often. Even with me running back and forth from the computer to the kitchen, checking instructions, it only took about 2 hours from start to finish! We’re still about two weeks away from picking some local Blueberries in my area. So far I have only tried one of your recipes and have to admit although it tasted great but mine did not look as nice as yours, probably need more practice. Keep a check on them throughout the next steps. Can I freeze it, instead? Blueberry jam – specific tips: Select fresh berries at their peak, and use firm, uniform-size produce free of any cracks, spots, or growths. Cover and let process in this water bath for 15 minutes or as needed for your local Altitude. Vitamin C 2.0; Method In large Dutch oven and using potato masher, mash blueberries to make 5 cups (1.25 L). Having said that, I have never made any with just honey but I understand it is pretty tasty and works pretty good. Your step-by-step instructions and pictures gave me the little extra encouragement that I needed! I am toying with the idea of strawberry and blueberry jam as well…Fingers crossed!! I am, however, preparing for winter by saving my favorite summer flavors in the best way possible like Peach and Strawberry Jam, Italian Stewed Tomatoes and quick marinara sauce. I am going to try ypur blueberry jam recipe this weekend. Wait…wasn’t I going to do that LAST year? Add the sugar, lemon juice and zest to a medium saucepan over low heat. Well, don’t be because Fall is the most glorious time of the year….we are heading into another heat wave and this is the one I think will make me want to beeline to Starbucks for a Pumpkin Spice Latte. I’ve experienced that, and really don’t know why it happens, just the nature of everything involved in the process I guess. Disclaimer:  The steps listed in our canning and freezing section are to be used as guidelines to help you make your own Homemade Blueberry Jam. 2.5k. Yeah…my 6th jar just popped! Seriously, home canning and food preservation just doesn’t get much easier than this. -Steve PS: Thanks for your question and keep up your canning adventures. I have found that if you live in the mid-west, I live in Minnesota, that a temp of 220 to 225 on a candy thermometer is a good place to start for the jam. There’s nothing better than getting some whole blueberries on your morning toast that are coated in their own jammy juices. I just want to thank you for that great recipe for Blueberry Jam. Be Blessed!!! Seriously, all you really need are just Blueberries and Granulated Sugar. While making the two are very similar, I don’t see where there would be much difference in making jelly but, I’ve never made it from Blueberries. Garage sales, thrift stores etc. You’ll probably get around to it before I do, so you could help some others that might be interested in doing the same thing. Add butter and stir until melted. -Steve, May I ask why you don’t use any pectin in this recipe? Use your largest pot when making jam. You shouldn’t have any problems using them. Just keep a close watch on it as it thickens up so you get that part right and you shouldn’t have any problems. Will that work? I only grew up in the summer – there are no fun stories about winter. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Place berries in a large sauce pot, mash with a potato masher. I hope this helps. Julia Moskin makes blueberry jam with lime from Kevin West's canning cookbook "Saving the Season." Continue to stir the berries as they boil, don’t let them boil over. Once opened, you should refrigerate your jams. Hi, Thank you for this helpful tutorial; it was just what I was looking for. Thank you for this wonderfully written and very descriptive recipe for blueberry jam. Talk about something good for breakfast, toast up a slice of bread and then spread it all over with a heavy layer of fresh Blueberry Jam. Hi Joni, How fortunate you are to have a Blueberry bush and all those berries, I have to BUY mine. Pectin is mostly used as a thickening agent to help jams and jellies “set” more quickly. -Steve. Or, you might place them on a cookie sheet that has a lip all around…otherwise….you’ll be playing pickup as berries roll off your counter top. Makes 2 1/4 cups. Be Blessed!!! Those helped me a lot and I still go to them just to try to keep up to date on any changes. I also picked up my first loaf of Blueberry Bread that is made fresh for the retail store. Just before I removed the jam from the stove, I removed my jars from the boiling water in the canner. I do my best, but can’t answer them all. Or does it have to be fresh? About how long does it take to reach that point? You’ll need a damp cloth for this part. Thank you again! You’re blueberry jam recipe (and other jam recipes like this FAB fig jam) will last up to two years if processed by canning in a hot water bath. My new recipe for blueberry syrup Thank you so much, the pictures were a great help. Still, you can find a ton of info online and from your Cooperative Extension service. 1 tablespoon Water Be Blessed!!! You need it to sort of sheet up on the back of the spoon or, as it drops off, watch for the drops to get down to about two drops running together as it drops off the spoon. After 24 hours, check jars for proper seal. Thanks!! Your email address will not be published. You can buy them in packs of about 100 for just about a dollar. Frozen Blueberries Many of them offer free use of canning pots, especially the more expensive pressure canning pots. Our local blueberry patch is bursting this year and now I have more delicious way to use them. I want to can the whole cobbler as if I would serve it right from the oven with the breading included. -Steve. Ball Corporation makes a special pectin for freezing jams that you might want to check out. They make great testers for cakes and I find them also very well suited for removing bubbles from my jars. 2 tablespoons Water Substitute frozen blueberries for the fresh. It’s recommended that you let the jars REST here for about 5 minutes before removing them. But… you CAN do it. WOW! That’s an interesting idea with the sugar in the oven. Read your newsletter email this morning and wanted to let you know that canning is on the rise again, so please continue to share your canning recipes. Congratulations on jumping in and doing some canning. I have added a jar lifter and measuring tool to my arsenal and got pint jars this time around. I made raspberry jam without pectin a few weeks ago and it turned out perfect – really intense flavour. I absolutely love giving homemade gifts for occasions and jams would be perfect! All of the recipes are pretty much considered to be “small batch” and need to be made that way. I guess lots of family will be getting some of your jam for Christmas this year. Be Blessed!!! -Steve. Here, I’m using a saucer that I had placed in the freezer of my refrigerator earlier so it could get cold. I’m happy to hear that you’ve given our Blueberry Jam recipe a try, and that you’re getting started in canning. Gently shake off the water but, don’t try to wipe the lid clean. I haven’t tried it so I’m not certain it’s safe for canning. Spiced Blueberry Jam: This is an easy and delicious recipe for Spiced Blueberry Jam. Ouch. I hope you’ll keep me informed of how your future canning adventures turn out for you. Be Blessed!!! It’s a local place owned by a family friend. I’ve made other jams and preserves and they came out great. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 months. Keep up the great work and be sure to visit with us again soon. I only grew up in the summer – there are no fun stories about winter. Just try to keep the final amount of the combined fruit equal to the first amount called for in the recipe. I keep this on my lowest heat setting for the stove top. Do let me know if you try it and how it turns out. (I made a double batch, probably a bad idea…) Thank you in advance. I hope it turns out well for you. They’re these two ingredient biscuits with a bit of powdered sugar on top! Just place the jars and bands in your sink and give them a good scrubbing to make sure there aren’t any leftover food particles inside. This recipe is adapted from the Ball Blue Book Guide To Preserving. Hi Marilyn, I’ve never made this with Splenda, but I understand it can be used instead of sugar in most recipes. -Steve. Shona D. Hi Shona, Pectin is not required to make jam. These days however, you can find numerous Blueberry Farms with neat rows of bushes that make picking a lot more easier…and….pretty much red-bug free. It does indeed sound like you may be hooked, but that’s certainly a good thing. Your website is now a must go to for me! I found this recipe to be so easy and helpful. Time for a cookbook :). Thank you again for your step by step instructions, they were quick and easy and produced an amazing product. I came across your site and this is perfect! I am living the country life now for a handful of years and I am thoroughly enjoying the slower pace. While the sugar is starting to melt, squeeze the lemon. I’ve been getting in the habit of spreading my sugar out in a 9×13 casserole and heating it in the oven at 250 for fifteen or twenty minutes before mixing it with the berries. Thank you for responding. Keep up the great work. –Steve, Your email address will not be published. As I mentioned elsewhere, they’ve just recently started picking in my area. Love your stories and recipes. We picked blueberries that we called huckleberries or blackberries that we called briar-berries. It’s fine for most jams and jellies. I’ve never tried that, thanks for the tip. Blueberry jam doesn’t foam as much as other jams and jellies. It’s a lot of fun, and you might even find yourself getting hooked on it. Hope you are well and keeping cool. WATER BATH:  The process we’re using to make our Blueberry Jam is called the Water Bath Method. Just thaw them first and proceed as normal. Hi Rob, Thank you for your comments. Hi Lidia-Maria, The sugar is just a sweetener and honey can be used instead. I’m thankful you’ve found Taste of Southern, and do hope that you will stop by again… real soon. I’d love to hear your Comments in the section below. Then, it thickens even more when it chills in the fridge for awhile. Use them again for stuff you are NOT canning. I think it’s the quality of the rack I’m using. Any foam should be removed though if you see it. Thanks again. I’m adding 2 Tablespoons of fresh squeezed lemon juice to my recipe. HI Steve, The instructions and photos makes the canning process simpler to understand for first timers like me. I set them on a clean towel and have them easily accessible for the filling process. The rest of the recipe, should be the same procedure. That happens sometimes. -Steve. I’d break the amount you made in half, and try heating it up again and proceeding from there. Let me know. Thank you for suggesting it. I also suggest you visit your local Agriculture Extension Service for more information on canning. I just started making jam…last weekend, actually, and I have caught the bug. -Steve. By far this is the best and most simplest blueberry jam recipe I have found. Thank you for the step-by step direction and this helped a lot particulary being a ” rookie” of canning. I suspect you may have overcooked it a bit too long, which causes it to get all gummy. I’ve often thought about canning, but I’m not sure I’m ready to take the step. It can even take a week or two weeks for it to set. No one in my family while living in the city all of my life has ever canned a thing as too many conveniences I guess. I’ve looked for a new one locally but haven’t found it. I hope this helps. The jar might burst open if you did so, make sure you have a towel handy to set them on. I appreciate your visit and your comments, and I do hope you’ll visit with us again… real soon. My 5 one pint baskets of Blueberries yielded 6 cups of crushed berries. Sealed jars should be good for at least a year or slightly longer. Sort through the berries, removing stems and any bruised berries. I haven’t done a post on that, but you can find some info on the Internet that will help so you don’t have to trash it. Although I went ahead already and figured it out, (I just needed an extra bowl for the extra mashed blueberries :)I do want to tell you that the recipe worked out great! Then, last weekend, I ended up with strawberries and peaches and nothing to do with them. I hope you do try it again. Can I pull out 6 cups of frozen berries then make the jam? It could be that after a couple of weeks, they might firm up more to your liking. I couldn’t wait to spread on some of my homemade Blueberry Jam. These little jars make great gifts for any time of the year. Set the jars on a towel spread over your counter top and in a location away from drafts. Hi Linda, Thank you for your question. Your email address will not be published. Hi Heidi, Thank you for your comments. I tapped into my latest combo obsession of blueberries and ginger and decided to make a blueberry ginger jam. -Steve, Hi Steve!! Be Blessed!!! Not pushing that you do it, just saying. Let’s Get Cooking!!! Remove from the heat and allow to cool for 15 minutes. Be Blessed!!! It does take more time, but its just what works. Now, about that canning rack. You can reuse canning jars and the bands for the tops but, you can NOT reuse the lids. Thank you for trying our recipe and I hope you’ll visit with us often. The longer it cooks, the more liquid you remove, plus you have less product afterwards. How wonderful to find this site! When I first made jam I couldn’t afford even the basic canning utensils so had to be very creative in order not to end up with lots of minor burns. Such a bummer. Note: Blueberries’ taste will differ from year to year and batch to batch, so sample your berries and adjust the amount of sugar accordingly; use the full cup only if they’re very tart.Also, for rolling out the dough, Mary uses a pastry cloth on the work surface, and she covers her rolling pin in cloth as well. Hi Karen, Absolutely, the frozen berries will work just about as good as the fresh. I am giving it a shot today! If it leaves a trail and doesn’t quickly run back together….your jam is ready. I think I’m hooked! Take care . Be Blessed!!! Do not move or disturb the jars for at least 24 hours. Also, be sure to check each jar…even new ones…for any cracks or chips. I did run into a small problem and ran out of regular sugar around my third batch. I ran some cold water in the sink and just used my hands to swirl them around a bit. Once the water is back to a rolling boil, place the lid on the canner and start counting the time needed to process the jam. Cover and refrigerate. I really think you will enjoy it after you get over the initial time or two of going through the process. Maybe I can work with some Blueberries myself before they all disappear. It needs to be big enough so that the fruit goes no more than 1-2 inches up the sides of the pot. %RDI. You just need a little space on your table or counter top to set everything up. The Agriculture Extension Service in your area will probably have some and they are very reasonable to attend. You didn’t say just how much head space you actually had. You were about right with your time of 25-35 minutes on average. You can still eat it, it’s just not as smooth as we would like for it too be. As great as it smelled…once it cooled it dried into a block of purple…maybe boiled too long? Could you give an approximate time, like 20-30 minutes? Makes 2 cups. Huge thank you!! Times change, procedures for safety change. Be Blessed!!! Not as loose as a sauce but not so firm a spoon sticks up out of the jar. It certainly doesn’t hurt to use it in your recipes but, to some folks, it adds a little different taste to the finished product. Hi Tiffany, I’m thankful that you have found Taste of Southern and welcome to our home on the Internet. Thank you for the question, I hope you’ll visit with us again… real soon. We don’t make the canned blueberry dumplings anymore because with today’s advanced refrigeration, it is no longer necessary to “can” to preserve food. I hope you’ll visit with us again… real soon. It did not set up as firm as I would have like it to, however not all is loss. We are actually finishing it up as I write this but we can’t wait to taste it and try other berries. Be Blessed!!! I appreciate your comment and your visit today. After washing, rinse the jars and set them aside. and as the saying goes: “There are no dumb questions, only dumb answers”! It will just make for a better presentation of the finished product. I am not yet courageous enough for that escapade; however l love your crumb topped blueberry muffins. Thank you once again. We picked blueberries that we called huckleberries or blackberries that we called briar-berries. Now I can’t wait to taste the raspberry! Thank you, Steve. I also have found that placing my empty jar in a plate next to the cooked jam aides in clean up after I’m finished. It’s more detailed than that though. WOW…that’s a lot of sugar in that pot. We’ll begin by washing our canning jars and the jar bands in some hot soapy water. But, as mentioned, as long as the jars sealed, even if its just syrup, it should be safe to keep for a year or longer. I liked yours the best so I am gonna “give it a go” today. red raspberries 2 qt. It only takes a few seconds to get back up to a rolling boil after adding more hot water. When making jam, you’re basically just cooking it down to thicken it. Creating recipes and happy bellies is my favorite thing in the world. Hi Susan, Thank you for your questions. I usually find that I can still use it, just doesn’t spread as easily as I’d prefer. I look forward to more of your recipes. Be Blessed!!! The only thing I modified from your wonderful was I added another 1 tsp of lemon juice because it a bit sweeter. Kids LOVE it! When the jars are filled, place them in the rack of your canner. Repeat these steps until all the jars are filled. Gotta love that. HEADSPACE:  As we’ve mentioned in our other posts about canning, headspace is the amount of space between the top of the product IN the jar and the TOP of the jar. Be Blessed!!! Use a half pint jar, or just store the extra jam in the refrigerator. Using the pectin helps the jam to set quicker which saves you more product. Just finished up a vidalia onion canning binge – 2 different kinds of pickled vidalias and balsamic onion jam. We’ve all been there as beginners and we’ve all made and continue to make mistakes. 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