Spiced Blueberry Jam Recipe

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Make delicious blueberry jam in less than 15 minutes.
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4 half-pints SERVINGS


  • 1 pound fully ripe blueberries, washed and crushed
  • 3-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon cloves
  • 3 ounces (half of a 6-ounce bottle) liquid fruit pectin


  • Measure 2-1/2 cups crushed blueberries into a large kettle. Add sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon and cloves. Bring mixture to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly, and boil for 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat and stir in pectin. Skim off foam with a metal spoon.
  • Ladle hot jam into sterilized half-pint jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Put on lids and rings. Process in a hot water bath for 10 minutes.Want more home-canning recipes?  Read Preserving and Canning Recipes for Garden Produce to get the most out of your harvest this year.