Blueberry jam

Clare Chambers


This is a wonderful jam. The bay leaf gives this jam a delightful fragrance.


★★★★☆ 1 vote

4 x 8oz jars
5 Min
50 Min
Stove Top


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1 kg
blueberries, fresh
8 Tbsp
lemon juice, fresh
zest of two lemons
fresh bay leaf
1 kg
jam sugar

How to Make Blueberry jam


  • 1Place the blueberries lemon juice and zest and the bay leaf into a maslin pan or large saucepan / stock pot. Slowly bring to a simmer and simmer for 10 minutes. Now remove the bay leaf.
  • 2Lower the heat and add the sugar. Stir continuously until the sugar has dissolved. If you are not sure if the sugar has dissolved then continue stirring for another couple of minutes.
  • 3Increase the heat and boil, without stirring, for 6 minutes. Test for setting point. If not ready continue boiling and testing at 1 minute intervals.
  • 4One ready, remove from heat and skim off any scum. Allow the jam to cool for 5 minutes then pour into hot sterilised jars and seal. Allow to cool fully beofre labelling.

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About Blueberry jam

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: English
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #blueberry, #Jelly, #jam, #jellie

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