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Blueberry Preserves

Summer. Sunscreen, picnics, and delicious blueberry preserves on fresh biscuits. Is there anything better? This is another of my favorite preserve recipes. It is a great way to keep those fresh blueberries all year long for your family to enjoy. So grab your baskets of berries and join us on an easy fun lesson on making blueberry preserves.

 What You Will Need:

  • Boiling Water Canner
  • Half pint jars clean
  • roasting pan in oven filled 1/3 of the way with hot water and oven on lowest setting
  • Jars in roasting pan in oven
  • Clean washcloth or paper towels for wiping jar rims before putting lids on
  • Jar grabber to grab hot jars
  • magnetic jar lid want to grab hot lids
  • Small pan with hot water for the jar lids
  • Pan to make preserves
  • Hot Pan Holders
  • Several Towels For the Jars To Cool On On Your Counter
  • Towel To Sit Jar On While You Fill Them (keeps jars from breaking)
  • Apron to protect your clothes
  • Ladle to put preserves in jar
  • Plastic Canning Funnel To Aid In Getting Preserves In Jar
  • Measuring Cups

Ingredients

2 Pounds (2 Cups) Organic Blue Berries

4 Cups Organic Raw Sugar

Instructions:

  • Combine berries and sugar.
  • Slowly bring to a boil and stir until sugar dissolves.
  • Cook rapidly almost to the gelling point.
  • As the mixture thickens, stir frequently to prevent sticking, Remove from heat.
  • If needed skim foam off the top.
  • Ladle hot preserves into hot jars, leaving a 1/4 inch headspace at the top of your jar.
  • Wipe the rim of the jar with clean cloth or paper towel
  • Cover with new lid and a ring
  • Tighten the ring (but do not overly tighten)
  • Place hot filled jar in hot water.
  • Repeat filling process until the canner is full (do not stack jars).
  • Water should be 2″ above the tops of the jars
  • Bring water back to a boil
  • Start your timer. Process 15 minutes in boiling water canner.

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Print Recipe

Rosevine Cottage Girls Blueberry Preserves

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  • 2 Pounds (2 CupOrganic Blue Berries
  • 4 Cups Organic Raw Sugar
  1. Combine berries and sugar.
  2. Slowly bring to a boil and stir until sugar dissolves.
  3. Cook rapidly almost to the gelling point.
  4. As the mixture thickens, stir frequently to prevent sticking, Remove from heat.
  5. If needed skim foam off the top.
  6. Ladle hot preserves into hot jars, leaving a 1/4 inch headspace at the top of your jar.
  7. Wipe the rim of the jar with clean cloth or paper towel
  8. Cover with new lid and a ring
  9. Tighten the ring (but do not overly tighten)
  10. Place hot filled jar in hot water.
  11. Repeat filling process until the canner is full (do not stack jars).
  12. Water should be 2″ above the tops of the jars
  13. Bring water back to a boil
  14. Start your timer. Process 15 minutes in boiling water canner.

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