Delicious 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.

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What You Will Need To Make Blueberry Preserves:

  • Boiling Water Canner
  • Half-pint jars clean
  • roasting pan in the oven filled 1/3 of the way with hot water and oven on the lowest setting
  • Jars in roasting pan in the 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 a jar
  • Plastic Canning Funnel To Aid In Getting Preserves In Jar
  • Measuring Cups

Blueberry Preserves Recipe

 

Ingredients

  • 2 Pounds (2 Cups) Blue Berries (we use organic
  • 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 a clean cloth or paper towel
  • Cover with a new lid and a ring
  • Tighten the ring (but do not over tighten)
  • Place hot filled jar in hot water.
  • Repeat the 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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Delicious Blueberry Preserves

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How to make and can delicious blueberry preserves

Ingredients

  • Ingredients
  • 2 Pounds (2 Cups) Blue Berries (we use organic
  • 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 a clean cloth or paper towel

Cover with a new lid and a ring

Tighten the ring (but do not overtighten)

Place hot-filled jar in hot water.

Repeat the 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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