My Mother always made her jams without pectine. They are very easy to freeze as well so, you’ll have no problem with ways on how to preserve and keep them. 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. We’ve seen some really hot days this year and have broken several records for the hottest days ever in our area. Just depends on how many jars of jam you made first go around. deliver fine selection of quality Easy small batch blueberry jam recipes equipped with ratings, reviews and mixing tips. canners are out Shona D. Hi Shona, Pectin is not required to make jam. That’s what mine is, and I want to make sure I process the jam for the right amount of time. Wipe the top rim of the jar with a clean damp cloth. Vitamin C 2.0; Method In large Dutch oven and using potato masher, mash blueberries to make 5 cups (1.25 L). at Benivia through our secure donation processor. When the jars are filled, place them in the rack of your canner. about 6 to 7 cups of crushed blueberries. Just asking. I am going to try ypur blueberry jam recipe this weekend. I didn’t have any foam on my jam at this point. -Steve. I made your peach butter, bread and butter pickles and cinnamon pickles last summer. You can reuse canning jars and the bands for the tops but, you can NOT reuse the lids. I hope this will help, but your point is noted. It only has one wire under the jar and they just don’t want to sit up correctly on that rack. Talk about easy to make…how about only 3 ingredients to make this quick and easy jam that is just bursting with flavor. They were so delicious to just stand there and pick them off the bushes and pop them into your mouth, eating them fresh off the bush. amzn_assoc_linkid = "8ff904c14a4334c27087b2e1b9897b68"; Stir It was great hearing from you again. Again, the reason you want to use grams on your scale is that they’re so easy to work with. water. I just made 8 half pint jars myself this past week. Click the image below for a complete weather forecast. Hi Sushmita, You shouldn’t have any problems halving the recipe. I hope you’ll also visit with us again… real soon. This is a delicious dish with the fruit made into a pie filling. Pectin is high priced when bought in single-batch boxes. -Steve, Good morning Mr Gordon, Venues: Farms, Wineries, Orchards for your event, wedding or party, Bed and Breakfasts on Farms, Wineries, Ranches and Orchards, Complete list of home canning and freezing directions, Citrus (oranges, lemons, grapefruit, mandarins, etc. Hi Scott, Thank you for your question. that if you use Stevia, which is my preference), 4 cups Splenda (or about 1/3 that if you use amzn_assoc_title = "canningjars-strip"; Lids: put the very hot (but not quite boiling; around 180 F, steaming Fanica, BLUEBERRY TOPPING here, too - at excellent prices, See this page for more detail about cleaning and sanitizing jars and lids, Get canning jars, rings, lids and pectin deliverd, CES Publication from Ohio State University, 2 cups sugar and 2 cups Splenda (or about 1/3 Today I am going to try your blueberry jam. Just click the button What happened. var dateModified = document.lastModified; You should be fine using the frozen berries. They like it too I think. They still are safe to eat, but the flavor and texture aren't as 3,400 grams of strained blackberry puree (=7½ lbs) 3,000 grams of sugar (=6.61 lbs) ½ cup (118 grams) lemon juice. I want to can the whole cobbler as if I would serve it right from the oven with the breading included. I heard that using frozen berries is fine (especially where blueberries are concerned). We’re going to cook the syrup of the juice and sugar down to a “gel” point. What goes in those jars? Mix pectin with … jars, put the lids and rings on and invert them, but putting the jars in the I have made blueberry jam the last two years both times using pectin, and the first time, I used the whole amount the recipe called for, the jam was much too firm for me. I wish you all the best with your home canning and freezing adventures. Be Blessed!!! Hi Ann, I’m glad to see you’ve stepped back into canning and congratulations on those new jars of Blueberry Jam. Wash and stem blueberries. I set them on a clean towel and have them easily accessible for the filling process. Lift rack and secure handles on lip of canner. I didn’t have enough time to research what people do with leftover jam that doesn’t quite fill the jar, so I treated it the same as the full jar (only difference is the head space). ), other types (strawberry, Since MCP’s recipe uses only 46% sugar, I knew my own recipe could go as low as 46% and still be safe. 3 of 19 I have added a jar lifter and measuring tool to my arsenal and got pint jars this time around. Once the jars are under water, let the pot come on up to a boil and boil the jars for at least 15 minutes to sterilize them. 4 cups of sugar completely covered my berries when I added it all in. The left FRONT burner is the pot where I’ll actually be cooking the blueberries for the jam..and…the large pot on the right FRONT burner is my enameled canning pot. them in a draft-free place (usually takes overnight) You can then remove I’ve looked for a new one locally but haven’t found it. As for the cobbler. 1 pint Blueberries Fresh or 1 (12 oz.) Lots of stuff! Can you help me on this one? This is where the jar tongs and lid lifter come in really handy! Cover and let process in this water bath for 15 minutes or as needed for your local Altitude. I used wild blueberries that my husband and son picked on an outing, although I only had enough for a jar and a half. Thank you for the step-by step direction and this helped a lot particulary being a ” rookie” of canning. the jars out of the water and let them cool without touching or bumping Hello Steve, I am about to make my first batch of blueberry jam using your wonderfully detailed recipe, but I am wondering how to proceed if I’m using frozen blueberries. Use them again for stuff you are NOT canning. -Steve. Carefully lift the handles and the rack and lower the jars into the canner. Hopefully it will be of good consistency after cooking a little longer, but more than likely, you’ll be good to go. Thank you for the question, I hope you’ll visit with us again… real soon. The secret is in the small batch, cooked in a low, wide pan like a frying pan or a high sided skillet. amzn_assoc_default_search_phrase = "canning jars"; Be Blessed!!! Sprinkle pectin evenly over bottom of the Pot fitted with the Stirrer. I hope this helps and I’ll look forward to a good report from you once you get going. How will this affect the storage or quality of the jam without the pectin as I believe this is for the jelling or holding process? There’s more information available than what we have given here. I hope to be making some more jam myself very soon. Especially if you too have an overage of fresh blueberries that are desperately waiting to get used up… Honestly, this jam is so easy to make, I didn’t even need to add my usual step-by-step instructions. I’ve often thought about canning, but I’m not sure I’m ready to take the step. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, reduce the heat to medium and cook, uncovered, stirring frequently and … every time. … We’ll begin by washing our canning jars and the jar bands in some hot soapy water. We could go into a lot more detail about it but, I suggest you seek more info from your local Cooperative Extension Service or your local library…or hey…maybe here on the Internet using some reliable sources. Just be sure you can trust the source of your information. prevent burning). There are several ways to test the jam for proper “gel.”  I hope to do a more in-depth article on that one day that you can use for reference. Hi Joyce from RI, Greetings from North Carolina. Liquid not thickened product has to do with sugar and cooking times. I am a beginner canner, having started last summer, but I love it! It is hot here in Mint Hill, NC too, although the last couple of days have been cooler. Bring heat up and cook berries as quickly as possible. I’d suggest you seek out some more information before remaking it though. It especially made me happy to see those blueberries with the NC on them. It will still last a month or more, so use that up first and save the properly sealed jars for later. Wash berries by swirling them in cool water. Seriously, home canning and food preservation just doesn’t get much easier than this. finger. They make great testers for cakes and I find them also very well suited for removing bubbles from my jars. And the jam was GOOD! Sometimes, jelly and jam doesn’t set up right away. be sure they don't spoil! Rinse well and then drain thoroughly. In the future I will use less sugar if my blueeberries are sweeter than others. I have been canning for 30 years and this is a very good recipe and exelent instructions. Enjoy this Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker recipe, inspired by you! Steve, I would like to know what the bread is that is in the picture with the blueberry jam? Stay within earshot … After canning a few items, you’ll find your own little way of doing things that will work best for you. 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! everywhere. Thanks for sharing! -Megan. Can I use less sugar than indicated in the recipe or will that affect how the jam sets up? 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar You’ll need a damp cloth for this part. BLUEBERRY SAUCE, 1 pint Blueberries, Fresh As for mixing the strawberries and blueberries, I see no problem with that. I think I missed all the Strawberries this year and my favorite Blueberry picking place just started picking today. Hi Kelly, Thank you for your question. First off, I thought all jams and jellies need the pectin and I recall your recipe doesn’t call for pectin. As it begins to thicken, you can tell the difference and will learn to SEE that difference the more you make jams and jellies. I also suggest you visit your local Agriculture Extension Service for more information on canning. found in directions inside each and every box of pectin sold (every brand, We’ll start at the back left burner. imple And here are simple The original recipe is sugar-free, so use the sweetener of your choice adding according to directions provided with your pectin packaging. I managed to find 4 trays of blueberries priced up at £3 each for 3 p each, there was a whole crate that were on their sell by date. loved this recipe! Watch how it reacts after a few seconds as the jam begins to quickly cool down on the cold saucer. A friend picked and gave me several pounds, so I put them to good use. The cooking time will of course vary from one batch to the other. Once I’d “caught” them all and had them in the colander….I rinsed them again under cool running water. You just want to break up the berries to let the juice out. 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. At left are Thanks again, Kathy. Thank you for your comments and I do hope you’ll try some of our other recipes. So, it’s not just something I do myself. Thank you. Now you can enjoy “summer in a jar,” all year long. This is my first foray into canning by myself, I always helped my mom when I was young. If it springs back up, the jar didn’t seal. Be Blessed!!! KUDOS! Hi Clare, Thank you so much for your kind words and compliments. Hi Michele, Sounds like you’re having fun with that abundance of berries. After about 20 seconds or so, pull your finger through the juice. Recipe Tip – How sweet your jam is will depend on the natural sweetness of your blueberries. amzn_assoc_design = "in_content"; I’m glad you’re trying some of our recipes and hope you will keep up the good work of canning up some “Summer in a Jar.” Thank you for your comments and do visit with us again… real soon. Then, I used this potato masher to mash them up a bit. Hi Lidia-Maria, The sugar is just a sweetener and honey can be used instead. apple butter directions, Not pushing that you do it, just saying. WOW! It’s a lot of fun, and you might even find yourself getting hooked on it. Once opened, you should refrigerate your jams. Glad to know you are ok. Jelly is made from just juice while jam is made using crushed fruit. But the recipes don’t indicate how many PINTS are required for the recipe. I’m glad you found Taste of Southern and I hope you’ll come back for another visit… real soon. ★☆. -Steve. You’ll probably need more sugar. Berries that are more sour tend to work better for jams because they have more natural pectin which helps them gel, but store-bought berries tend to be riper and sweeter.. I hope you get this information in time to help you out. Hi Toni, While I’d love to give you a great answer to your pectin question, it’s something that would need to be addressed in a post as opposed to a reply to your comment. They are open from sun-up to sun-down Monday – Saturday and “after church” on Sundays from 1:00pm to 8:00pm. Do let me know if you try it and how it turns out. Then put the filled jars into the canner! I have always been too intimidated to try to make jam, but your directions made it seem like I could do it. It takes about 9 or 10 No pectin is needed, nothing else, zip..zap…zadda….just TWO ingredients. bush) almost ripe! If you are not using Quick and easy blueberry jam is simple to make using only 4 ingredients. © Copyright Benivia, LLC 2008-2021   Use your magnetic wand to lift one of the lids out of the warm water. a The longer it cooks, the more liquid you remove, plus you have less product afterwards. Steve – thank you for this recipe! Thank you in advance. Place your clean jars on a Silpat-lined baking sheet in the oven to warm on low heat, about 200°F. I suggest you search out some reliable information on the Internet for how to do that, as it’s just more than I could get into here. Thank you Steve for such a good recipe. Carefully inspect the top of the jars to be sure they haven’t been chipped anywhere. Picking blueberries was a family project. Just before I removed the jam from the stove, I removed my jars from the boiling water in the canner. As long as it’s not more than 1/2 inch, it should be OK. I’d just use that jar first, and it wouldn’t hurt to go ahead and place it in the refrigerator until you do get to start using it. I appreciate your visit and your comments, and I do hope you’ll visit with us again… real soon. While I’ve given you the step-by-step photos of the proces, any packaged pectin you find will have recipes on making jelly. On the other hand, you can buy many frozen cobblers in the store, so I’d suggest that route instead. -Steve. them out. Measure crushed berries to determine proper propotion of sugar. Good for you. keep a metal tablespoon sitting in a glass of ice water, then take a half If you'd like to make a Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. reusable equipment. blackberry, peach, raspberry, etc.) My very first 2 1/2 jars were strawberry and peach jam…without pectin. 1 T butter. If too ripe, the … Add boiling water, if necessary.) I hope this helps. 112 grams pectin. Your email address will not be published. Thank you for this wonderfully written and very descriptive recipe for blueberry jam. start pulling them out after 7 minutes, and the last jars were probably amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; Instructions Combine all the ingredients in a large saucepan and bring to the boil over medium-high heat, stirring from time to time. Keep this separate from the rest of the sugar. 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. your OCD meds and the jam will turn out fine! I hate when that happens, but I’ve certainly done it myself. I guess lots of family will be getting some of your jam for Christmas this year. I just subscribed to your newsletter as I am becoming a fan of Taste of Southern. The recipes for with and without however, are not as simple as just leaving it out. Hello Steve, Just wondering what your altitude is – is it between 0 & 1000? We’ve all been there as beginners and we’ve all made and continue to make mistakes. I do hope you’ll stop by again… real soon. Pour the berries back into the pot you want to cook them in and place it over medium heat on your stove top. And a teeny bit extra. All of the recipes are pretty much considered to be “small batch” and need to be made that way. The jars must be totally submerged at all times through the sterilization process. I have been picking in my backyard for weeks, this is the first time I thought of trying jam, BUT everytime I pick I have so many I put them in the freezer. NOTE: If a canning recipe calls for 10 minutes or more of process time in the canner, then the jars do not need to be "sanitized" before filling them. Substitute frozen blueberries for the fresh. Can I substitute honey for sugar? The bread would just get really mushy over time I suspect, even if it were possible. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; 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. In a wide saucepan or skillet on low-medium heat, add the blueberries and sugar. Add the sugar, lemon juice and zest to a medium saucepan over low heat. I’m glad you said you made the double batch, as I’m pretty sure that would be your problem. Over high heat, while stirring, bring the mixture to a full rolling boil that can not be calmed down … ★☆ Great recipe and instructions. Guess I’ll be ordering one off the Internet…about the time I’m finished needing one this season. sure you can figure out how to wash the fruit in a colander of plain cold Then, you’d run home to grab a bucket and go pick some more for mama. The dishwasher is fine for the jars; especially if it has a "sanitize" Disclaimer and I enjoyed reading the blueberry jam recipe and especially the details you put into it. Hi Kathy, I’m glad you’re enjoying our recipe. I made this jam and it was horrible! They come in numerous varieties from tart to sweet and are available from late May until late July or early August here in the South. My second question is whether or not there is a way to preserve peach cobbler? Recipe, tips, nutrition & more jam recipes too. I read your comment that says that a towel can be placed inside the pot. Be Blessed!!! quite a bit, so they don't rust in place due to trapped moisture. If you put the jar in the refrigerator right away, you can still sugar makes a big difference in the color and taste. 34 Items Magazine subscription – save 32% and get a three-tier steamer worth £44.99 A pot of homemade preserve always beats shop-bought. Now, let's get back to why it's important to choose a large enough bowl. 2 teaspoons Cornstarch, Combine all ingredients in medium saucepan. Hi Linda, Thank you for your question. Thank you for your kind comments and for taking the time to share your experience with our Blueberry Jam Recipe. God bless. Then, use a ladle or large spoon and begin filling the jar. 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice, Fresh Once Seek it out and learn all that you can about safe and proper home preservation of foods. I hope you can work it out. The brown sugar addition sounds interesting and, it could turn out that even though they didn’t set up right away that, they might do so in an week or so. If you’re like me however, a little more SPACE in the kitchen would be very nice. The larger sauce pan on the back right burner is where I keep extra water heating to add to the canning pot as needed. First things first, though, what you need to do right now is whip up your own batch of this quick blueberry jam. I can’t go into it all here, but if it turns out to be too runny, you could open all the jars and cook it some more. It’s just a basic Blueberry Jam recipe, and I’ve overcooked jams and jellies before myself. I do hope this helps. them to within 1/4-inch of the top, wipe any spilled jam off the top, seat Hi! While a thermometer isn’t necessary, I clipped one onto the pot just to watch the process. First year for making jam and grew the blueberries myself! Still, can you double the recipe for a larger gathering? Hi Karen, Absolutely, the frozen berries will work just about as good as the fresh. -Steve. I’ve yet to even taste a blueberry this year. ( he had the one made with honey) I tasted it also and it was quite good. Can I just put the jars right in the pot without a rack? Stevia (in a prepared form like Truvia, it measures same as sugar; if you use another form, you'll need do your own conversion) - or Splenda, if you prefer, by itself - plain old jars and lids right before using them. I tried a little different variations, I used 1 cup raw honey and 2 1/2 cups sugar and added the zest of 2 lemons. Just use a spoon to scoop it off and discard it. in for 10. Thank you for your website. Hi Rob, Thank you for your comments. I was given about three gallon size bags of frozen blueberries. For other types (strawberry, //-->. Lots of fun though. 1 tsp should be enough. Thanks again for the recipe and site! I’m adding 2 Tablespoons of fresh squeezed lemon juice to my recipe. Hi, I like the looks of your recipe. Delight your friends and family with a jar full of one of this tasty treats. I think it’s the quality of the rack I’m using. If you do not have xanthan gum, you can also thicken the jam … 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. Thanks for your questions and do visit with us again… real soon. 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. I just leave them in there, with I do hope you’ll stop by for a visit with us again… real soon. You just need a little space on your table or counter top to set everything up. I’d break the amount you made in half, and try heating it up again and proceeding from there. If you find the jam is not sweet enough, feel free to add a teaspoon or two of powdered erythritol or 4 drops of stevia glycerite. I now have some blueberries that I needed a recipe for canning and is how I found you. Let sit for 5 minutes. 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