Blueberry and Vanila Jam

lynne cox


This is an adeptation of a recipe i found on the back of a pack of Tate ans Lyle Jam Sugar, i think the addition of the vanilla extract really works well, i hope you enjoy it as much as we do :D


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  • 800 g
    fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 kg
    (1000 grams) jam sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract please dont use essence its no where near as good
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 pinch
    sea salt

How to Make Blueberry and Vanila Jam


  1. Put all the ingredients into a heavy based pan, heat gently, and stir continuously until all the sugar has dissolved. You can crush up some of the fruit if you wish, i just happen to like to keep some of the berries intact.
  2. Keep stirring and bring the mixture to a rolling boil.
  3. Test for setting point, by taking ateaspoon of the mixture and put it on a saucer that has been in the freezer, wait a few seconds and if it wrinkles up when you push it with your finger and a line stays put its ready.
  4. Ladle the jam into your sterilized jars, placing a waxed paper circle on the top before tightening the lids.
  5. I always think it looks nicer, if when your jam is cool you place a circle of fabric on the top secured with either an elastic band or string and a lable showing the content and date.
  6. This recipe also works really well with strawberries, raspberries, peaches or even cherries, have fun and experiment!!

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About Blueberry and Vanila Jam

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: English
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #preserves, #jam

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