Nice blog, I wish you well with the homestead. of jam. Maybe I just like to play in water….I don’t know. You may need to adjust this a bit based on the final amount of crushed Blueberries you end up with. Blueberry low sugar jam is made without all the added sugar of most jams! HI Steve, After 24 hours, check jars for proper seal. You use it cup for cup if making the switch. 1 pint Blueberries Fresh or 1 (12 oz.) The longer it cooks, the more liquid you remove, plus you have less product afterwards. Just be sure you can trust the source of your information. I also picked up my first loaf of Blueberry Bread that is made fresh for the retail store. Be Blessed!!! Could you add me to your newsletter list ? This small batch blueberry jam is made with honey, and without pectin. Steve, thanks sooo much for this recipe! 112 grams pectin. That just usually goes into a container with a lid and into the refrigerator to use first. Now's a good time to get the jars ready, so you won't be rushed later. Love that there is no pectin other than what is in the fruit you are using. Yesterday after Church my family and i went blueberry picking at our local blueberry patch. I hope you keep up the great work. This sugar-free blueberry jam is shelf-stable for up to a year if stored in a cool dark place. Can I freeze it, instead? Thank you so much for posting this recipe and excellent instructions! Anyway, to crush them, you can either do one layer at 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! I made a Blueberry Bread and posted the recipe here on Taste of Southern. Don’t force it down tight. You didn’t say just how much head space you actually had. About time to, I’m 41! It was so quick & easy to make & the jam is terrific. Hi Clare, Thank you so much for your kind words and compliments. Properly sealed jars may be wiped clean and moved to a dark cool area for storage of up to 12 months or possibly longer. Fresh, homemade jam Blueberry Jam is now easier and more delicious than ever. Lift rack and secure handles on lip of canner. I have a question, can you substitute splenda or stevia for the sugar with good results? Place berries in a large sauce pot, mash with a potato masher. Hi! Either way, if you start with 10 cups of berries, you'll end up with Gently shake off the water but, don’t try to wipe the lid clean. 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. Sealed jars should be good for at least a year or slightly longer. I have to say, it much easier and much more FUN than I expected! This example shows you how to make blueberry jam! here for more information about how to choose the type of pectin to use. -Steve. I’m constantly lifting juice up with my stirring spoon to watch how it drips off the spoon. I absolutely love giving homemade gifts for occasions and jams would be perfect! It may take a bit longer to cook the jam down to a gel stage so you just need to study up a bit on how to do that. You’ll start scratching right away……your head that is….wondering why you’ve waited so long to make your own Blueberry Jam. I do hope you’ll stop by again… real soon. document.write(": " + mydate + ""); (those without syrup or added sugar); which is especially useful if you want I appreciate your visits and your support, and I trust you’ll visit with us often. Thank you, Steve. -Steve. You are just 2 ingredients away from delicious home made blueberry jam! Can this recipe be used for seedless Blackberry Jam? Hi W8post, Thank you for the very nice comments, I sincerely appreciate them. Therefore, I tend to double and sometimes even triple or quadruple jam recipes, including my own. Be Blessed!!! ★☆ We are actually finishing it up as I write this but we can’t wait to taste it and try other berries. Blueberry Hill U-Pick has 9 different varieties of berries and, they had their first small crop of Strawberries this year. Spread these ... Blueberry jam. Once the sugar is fully dissolved, RAISE the heat on the sauce pan and cook them as quickly as possible. It’s a lot of fun, and you might even find yourself getting hooked on it. Best of luck with all of your canning adventures, I’ll look forward to more reports on some of your other projects. Serve sauce warm or cold. Maybe I’ll get the chance to try it with honey if I do some. Here, I’ve placed one jar on a plate next to the pot of jam and, I’ve inserted my funnel. I came across this recipe and it looks great. has directions inside). sometimes, Big Lots, local hardware stores and big box stores. -Steve. Blueberry Jam Recipe Without Pectin - Attainable Sustainable® By far this is the best and most simplest blueberry jam recipe I have found. Easy small batch blueberry jam recipe. Now you can enjoy them even after the local one’s are all gone. Be Blessed!!! Be Blessed!!! 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. You didn’t list your location but this service is available pretty much throughout the United States. Wash jars and bands in hot soapy water, rinse and set aside. It’s recommended that you let the jars REST here for about 5 minutes before removing them. Mash the blueberries a layer at a time in something like a pie plate using something like a potato masher. 1. When the jars are filled, place them in the rack of your canner. I hope you’ll visit with us often. I hope you get this information in time to help you out. Just before I removed the jam from the stove, I removed my jars from the boiling water in the canner. Put the lids into a pan of hot, but not quite boiling water (that's what the manufacturer's recommend) for 10 minutes, and use the magnetic "lid lifter wand" to pull When ready, remove from heat. I do have a question about the gelling point. It's fun to go pick your own and you can obviously get better quality 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. 1/4 cup Lemon Juice, Fresh So he opened a jar, ( I know it should sit longer but he really loves anything blueberry)! everywhere. This is not a big batch of jam but it … Also, be sure to check each jar…even new ones…for any cracks or chips. smooth blueberry spread; instead of mushing or crushing the blueberries, Place the closed jars in your canner rack, lower the rack and make sure the jars are covered with about 2 inches of water. They only got up to about 205º on the candy thermometer. It’s comments like this that make posting our recipes worthwhile. I have a beautiful syrup that is just as good. jars, put the lids and rings on and invert them, but putting the jars in the Once opened the blueberry jam will last up to 3 weeks inside the refrigerator. Cover and let process in this water bath for 15 minutes or as needed for your local Altitude. In the future I will use less sugar if my blueeberries are sweeter than others. I hope you’ll also visit with us again… real soon. I have added a jar lifter and measuring tool to my arsenal and got pint jars this time around. I am a newbie and hope to make some blueberry Jam as soon as it comes into season and I have been researching a lot of recipes which most of them do use pectin. They’re picking blueberries in my area at the present but I don’t know if I’ll get the chance to get some and make more jam this year or not. Hi Megan, Thank you for your question. canners are out Modifications made: None. Since my small batch jam recipes do well on their own, I wanted to give my homemade blueberry jam its own post. 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. Times change, procedures for safety change. Leave the jars in the dishwasher on "heated dry" until you are ready to Hi Marilyn, I’ve never made this with Splenda, but I understand it can be used instead of sugar in most recipes. amzn_assoc_default_search_phrase = "no sugar needed canning pectin"; because you have to process (boil) them longer at higher altitudes than As I understand it, you can use frozen blueberries, as long as they do not contain sugar or syrup already. a big pot on the stove over medium to high heat (stir often enough to The racks are made so their handles will hang onto the top lip of the canner itself. If your jam doesn’t set, it could possibly be processed again and given a second chance of doing what it’s suppose to do. Be Blessed!!! You can get all of the tools in a kit here: * - This assumes you already have the pots, pans, ladles, and Place washed jars in canner filled with water and boiling slightly. If it springs back up, the jar didn’t seal. Insert wooden skewer and run around inside edge to remove air bubbles. I couldn’t wait to spread on some of my homemade Blueberry Jam. Even though I’ve won some awards for my Food Preservation, I do not hesitate in encouraging to learn all that you can and proceed with safety….knowing you’ve done all you can to protect anyone that you share your goodies with. I made this jam and it was horrible! 1. Sitemap. Stuff happens. looking forward to more of your recipes. The product inside is still good but the jar will need to be refrigerated and used first. 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. Please. I still seem to have “Blueberry Soup.”. You can buy them in packs of about 100 for just about a dollar. water. 2 teaspoons Cornstarch, Combine all ingredients in medium saucepan. Just don’t blame me when you get hooked on doing it… OK? Recipe for 11 pints of Seedless Blackberry Jam. I had reinforcements and didn’t realize I’d be coming home with 30lbs of blueberries! Here are a couple of blueberry recipes I make in the summer. We’ve seen some really hot days this year and have broken several records for the hottest days ever in our area. I highly suggest that you look for some classes in your area on canning. Be Blessed!!! After canning a few items, you’ll find your own little way of doing things that will work best for you. Steve, I would like to know what the bread is that is in the picture with the blueberry jam? are often great sources for used canning items at great prices if you have access to those. It is easiest to do this in a large bowl of water and A Few Black & Blueberry Jam Tips! and show someone just how much you appreciate them. We’re “Saving Summer In A Jar” with this recipe for Blueberry Jam. 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. Just place the lid on top of the jar and center it into position on the jar rim. It’s just our way it seems. the rings if you like, but if you leave them on, at least loosen them Thank you for your question and your support. Seriously, all you really need are just Blueberries and Granulated Sugar. I When making jam, you’re basically just cooking it down to thicken it. I missed you during your brief respite. It’s always good to work with small batches at a time. It does take more time, but its just what works. Setup your stove for the hot water bath process. 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. Use the jar lifter to add them to the hot water and to keep them sitting up straight. Fill -Steve. Make sure it’s good and clean. After I started my adventure into home food preservation, I quickly realized that any time someone shared a jar of their labors…they must really think a good deal about me. Be Blessed!!! use them. of stock, but Tfal's Thank ya’ll for spurring my memory and I may get someone around here to stir me up a batch of this. You can reuse canning jars and the bands for the tops but, you can NOT reuse the lids. Maybe I can work with some Blueberries myself before they all disappear. imple And, I’ve warned more than one person that it IS addictive. Thank you for your comments and please stop by for another visit with us… real soon. My very first 2 1/2 jars were strawberry and peach jam…without pectin. Carefully inspect the top of the jars to be sure they haven’t been chipped anywhere. Next time I think I'll add a little cinnamon & decrease the sugar a bit. -Steve. The directions inside every Such a bummer. Using the pectin helps the jam to set quicker which saves you more product. I hope you’ll have loads of fun doing it and please stop by for another visit with us… real soon. Are you storing some up in jars, or just making a batch to enjoy now? 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. about pectin: I usually add about 25% - 30% more pectin (just open another Learn how to cook great Easy small-batch blueberry jam . Can I use less sugar than indicated in the recipe or will that affect how the jam sets up? You also seem like a really nice guy! The headspace needed will vary from one canning project to the next so always check for the proper amount needed. A friend picked and gave me several pounds, so I put them to good use. Be Blessed!!! Keep this separate from the rest of the sugar. My question is, since I ran out of jars, can I prepare the jam tonight by putting it in the refrigerator and canning it tomorrow? The best blueberries to use for our recipe are those that are just ripe; they will have the best acidity and tannins to give the jam a more complex flavor. Be Blessed!!! -Steve, Good morning Mr Gordon, My jam did not set, and I added some pectin to help it along, boiling hard for 1 minute after stirring it in. I’ve never mixed any fruits so good luck with it and let us know how it turns out for you. I didn’t have any foam on my jam at this point. Thanks so much for that recipe. I blogged about trying your method! at Benivia through our secure donation processor. keep a metal tablespoon sitting in a glass of ice water, then take a half Seriously, home canning and food preservation just doesn’t get much easier than this. If you want to pick your own, here is a list and links to Twist on a jar band and tighten finger tight. Thank you for your visits to Taste of Southern. You just knew that if you could gather enough of them, she would make a Blueberry Pie or Blueberry Cobbler. fill them with the hot jam. And, DO NOT press down on the top of the jar to see if it has sealed until 24 hours have passed. Hi,Steve! 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. Ball, Kerr, Mrs. Wages, etc. Just remember that sometimes we all have batches that turn out wrong, it’s just a part of the process so don’t give up on it. Really tired, so I’ll close for now. boiling water bath REALLY helps to reduce spoilage! amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; 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. In the wild, you almost always got “eat up” with red-bugs when picking fresh Blueberries. It can even take a week or two weeks for it to set. I happy to hear you tried our Blueberry Jam Recipe, and that it turned out well for you. Sugar- See step 6. The purpose of the rack is to keep jars up off the bottom of the pot so water can circulate underneath the jars. found in directions inside each and every box of pectin sold (every brand, Hi Paulette, we run about 300ft elevation around this area, so the same as you for our recipes. I have been looking for a pectin-free jam recipe and they are so hard to find! I hope you’ll keep me informed of how your future canning adventures turn out for you. Next, you’ll want to measure your crushed berries. I appreciate your comment and your visit today. Some people replace the lid and reprocess the jar, then that's a From Jams to Jellies, Salsa to 100% Blueberry Juice…you’ll find it available during the growing season. I hope this helps and I’ll look forward to a good report from you once you get going. 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. 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. I appreciate your visit, be sure to visit with us again… real soon. I have jam recipes for strawberry, cherry, raspberry, and even peach, but no blueberry. Also learn how to sterilize and seal a jar of jam to store. According to, there are about 3 cups per pound so you have a BUNCH of berries don’t you? Talk about easy to make…how about only 3 ingredients to make this quick and easy jam that is just bursting with flavor. I was wondering if I could add some strawberries with the blueberries? Note- NOTE:  The jars need to remain undisturbed in this location for 24 hours. I’m thankful you tried our recipe and that it turned out well for you. a different amount of sugar and type of pectin. I hate when that happens, but I’ve certainly done it myself. -Steve. You can still eat it, it’s just not as smooth as we would like for it too be. Get canning jars, rings, lids and pectin deliverd: Be Blessed!!! rings, Grocery stores, like Public, Kroger, Safeway and Use the magnetic wand again to retrieve one of the jar bands. Its always a thrill to realize someone else is jumping in and trying their hand at doing some canning. 34 Items Magazine subscription – save 32% and get a three-tier steamer worth £44.99 A pot of homemade preserve always beats shop-bought. Not as loose as a sauce but not so firm a spoon sticks up out of the jar. They still are safe to eat, but the flavor and texture aren't as WOW! Just wondering what your altitude is – is it between 0 & 1000? see this page! It may be weeks later before you find that one that got away. Using the jar lifter again, remove the jars from the canner. Learn how to make it, how to can it, and what ingredient to use so it will be shelf stable even with the low amount of sugar. Or does it have to be fresh? 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. -Steve. Cook and stir the sugar … I’m thankful you’ve found Taste of Southern, and do hope that you will stop by again… real soon. jars and lids right before using them. can go wild, be a conquering Genghis Khan crushing the peasants.. watch them I picked about 2 pints this past Friday and bought a few more to make this Blueberry Jam. Add the sugar, lemon juice and zest to a medium saucepan over low heat. The original recipe is sugar-free, so use the sweetener of your choice adding according to directions provided with your pectin packaging. KUDOS! Pectin is mostly used as a thickening agent to help jams and jellies “set” more quickly. Stir the jam in the pot one more time. Tags: blueberries, blueberry, blueberry jam, canning, how to can blueberry jam, made from scratch, Steve Gordon, Taste of Southern. Do you have any thoughts on this? If it … Jelly is made from just juice while jam is made using crushed fruit. amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "search"; Oh yeah… stick with the Dukes Mayo, you’ll never go wrong. Just use a spoon to scoop it off and discard it. I just leave them in there, with Jam recipes. 5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating. Have you been wanting to give home canning a try but still just can’t seem to muster up the nerve to jump in? -Steve. Transfer the drained berries over to the pot you’re planning to cook them in. I prefer to use these wooden skewers for that task. It boils away kind of quickly so keep a watch on it. Frozen Blueberries I do all Just thaw them first and proceed as normal. Best wishes on your adventures. Stir often until berries soften and release some juice, about 2 minutes. Wipe the top rim of the jar with a clean damp cloth. (Water must cover jars by 1 to 2 inches. I just started making jam…last weekend, actually, and I have caught the bug. Again, the reason you want to use grams on your scale is that they’re so easy to work with. We’ll start at the back left burner. I hope this helps. -Steve. Steve, you are the best at writing jam recipes I have ever seen. If Just type “Blueberry” in the SEARCH box on the top right of this page and you’ll bring up all of our Blueberry recipes, including the bread we made. -Megan. Having said that, I have never made any with just honey but I understand it is pretty tasty and works pretty good. Serve on pancakes or waffles or biscuits. -Steve, Hi Steve!! I do hope you’ll give the recipe a try and that it will turn out well for you. So, you may need more sugar. I hope you’ll check that one out and thank you for sharing your comments. -Steve. (LOVE blueberries!) You could run them through a food processor for just a second or two if you wanted. Thank you in advance. BLUEBERRY SAUCE, 1 pint Blueberries, Fresh Hi Kelly, Thank you for your question. 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! Nice to find this recipe. So, it’s not just something I do myself. I bake them often for my family. Stir over medium heat until cornstarch dissolves. Can you help me on this one? The other end of that notched tool can be used to remove any air bubbles from your jars. But… you CAN do it. boil (the kind that cannot be stirred away). Be Blessed!!! Your canning recipe is very well laid out. My Mother always made her jams without pectine. Just keep in mind that the bigger the batch, the greater the chances for a softer, looser jam. It happens to me all the time it seems. Screw bands tightly. If too ripe, the … I’d like to make the blueberry jam next but was wondering if I can halve the recipe to make 3 half-pint jars? I hope you have fun with those berries, and hope you’ll let me know how your jam turns out. These little jars make great gifts for any time of the year. You won't find them until the next time you clean behind runny. I’m really glad to know the jam turned out well for you and I hope you’ll keep up the good work and keep me informed of all of your canning adventures. Be Blessed!!! However, there are many canned items that cannot be duplicated any other way. I say "in general" Jam needs to be made in small batches for best results. Hi Steve, This is my second season making your blueberry jam. Serve right away or cover and refrigerate up to 3 days. 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. 1 tablespoon Water Somehow, we always seemed to forget that little part from one summer to the next. I love blueberry ice cream. Any jars that do not seal are still safe to eat but should be refrigerated and used first. When the time is up, you can press the middle top portion of the jar to make sure it’s properly sealed. It’s fine for most jams and jellies. In general, boil them for 5 minutes. Once -Steve. Still, it does take some time and effort to complete the process so, next time someone hands you a jar from their home pantry….give them a BIG HUG and say Thank You Very Much. amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "ehso-20"; Can I still salvage this bacth? My favorite approach is to use the no-sugar needed pectin, but still add about 4.5 cups of dry, granulated (table) sugar. It’s more detailed than that though. It’s a wonderful website! Ice cream sauces, small spice mixes, etc. My second question is whether or not there is a way to preserve peach cobbler? While the sugar is starting to melt, squeeze the lemon. I was given about three gallon size bags of frozen blueberries. Do stop by for another visit… real soon. The recipes for with and without however, are not as simple as just leaving it out. Hi Terry, Thank you for the question. what a treat to have more berries than sugar and without having to use pectin. Required fields are marked *, Rate this recipe Enjoy your weekend. I usually find that I can still use it, just doesn’t spread as easily as I’d prefer. . be sure they don't spoil! It’s nice to think we might just have helped you decide to give it a try again. If you heat the contents back up, re-jar them (with a new lid) the heat on very low, until I need them! Hi there Steve. Now I can’t wait to taste the raspberry! Place your clean jars on a Silpat-lined baking sheet in the oven to warm on low heat, about 200°F. Accessed August 2015. Can I just put the jars right in the pot without a rack? Don’t get me wrong, i have nothing against pectin, but recipes that require pectin also require a lot of sugar. Thank you for responding. You’re very fortunate to have so many blueberries close at hand. It will help the jam to set quicker though, and keeps you from having to cook it for so long. I hope this will help, but your point is noted. It’s also possible to re-do the jam if it just never gels and you don’t want to keep all that syrup around. I just finished making it, but it never seemed to reach the desired “gel” using the cold plate method. Darla Flake, Hi Darla, amzn_assoc_default_search_phrase = "canning jars"; Those copying content from this website and publishing it will be vigorously legally prosecuted. Any jam on the outside could affect the proper seal. Any idea where I may have gone wrong? Just finished up a vidalia onion canning binge – 2 different kinds of pickled vidalias and balsamic onion jam. Hopefully your family will realize just how lucky they are if they get one of your jars of jam for Christmas. We’ll begin by washing our canning jars and the jar bands in some hot soapy water. I do hope you’ll stop by for a visit with us again… real soon. The purpose of the cold saucer is to drip a few drops of the hot liquid onto the cold surface. caught in your fingers. It turned out beautifully! Of course, we did manage to complicate the recipe just a little by adding one more ingredient. Blueberry Jam with Cinnamon, a big batch in just 90 minutes ♥, sweet, spicy and summery. Be Blessed!!! The larger sauce pan on the back right burner is where I keep extra water heating to add to the canning pot as needed. Can I use them in place of the fresh berries? applesauce or Oh wow, sounds yummy. This jam tastes like blueberries, not sugar and blueberries! your OCD meds and the jam will turn out fine! Will it be safe to eat? lid has been sucked down. Sorry I can’t provide that recipe, but do hope you’ll try the one we did make. Many thanks! Garage sales, thrift stores etc. What goes in those jars? I’ll look forward to you coming back to visit with us… real soon. I made raspberry jam without pectin a few weeks ago and it turned out perfect – really intense flavour. WOW…that’s a lot of sugar in that pot. Could you give an approximate time, like 20-30 minutes? the jars covered with at least 2 inches of water. Be Blessed!!! Love your stories and recipes. It’s a perfect jam to go with a low carb scone or … Maybe try a small batch or two and give it a couple of weeks to set then try another batch. So, share some of your home canning experiences with us below. I’d break the amount you made in half, and try heating it up again and proceeding from there. Blueberries Jam . Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I suspect you may have overcooked it a bit too long, which causes it to get all gummy. Hi Patrick, A pint will typically consist of two cups, or 8oz each. You…be blessed. Hi Jo, Thank you for the question. Also made some blueberry lemon jam last year that was wonderful. The instructions and photos makes the canning process simpler to understand for first timers like me. Keep All of the recipes are pretty much considered to be “small batch” and need to be made that way. I found this recipe to be so easy and helpful. I made my “very first” canning of your detailed blueberry jam recipe. I ran some cold water in the sink and just used my hands to swirl them around a bit. 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. 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. Since MCP’s recipe uses only 46% sugar, I knew my own recipe could go as low as 46% and still be safe. I consider you as an old and dear family friend. 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