Blueberry Freezer Jam

Blueberry jam with a tangy twist is the perfect condiment to be served with any dessert.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 24 hr 30 min
  • Servings 160

Ingredients

2
pints (4 cups) blueberries, crushed (2 1/2 cups)
3
cups sugar
1
teaspoon grated orange peel, if desired
1/2
cup water
1
package (1 3/4 ounces) powdered fruit pectin

  • 1 Mix blueberries, sugar and orange peel in large bowl. Let stand 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved.
  • 2 Mix water and pectin in 1-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Pour hot pectin mixture over blueberry mixture; stir constantly 3 minutes.
  • 3 Immediately spoon mixture into freezer containers, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Wipe rims of containers; seal. Let stand at room temperature about 24 hours or until set.
  • 4 Store in freezer up to 6 months or in refrigerator up to 3 weeks. Thaw frozen jam and stir before serving.

Expert Tips

Low-Fat

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 tablespoon
Calories
35
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.