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Microwave Cooked Blueberry Jam

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Ingredients
  Fresh blueberries 1 1⁄2 Pint, washed and drained
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered fruit pectin 1 3⁄4 Ounce (1/2 Of 3.5 Ounce Box)
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Arrange the ingredients.

MAKING
2) In 2-qt measure or 3-qt casserole mash the berries.
3) Add lemon juice, peel, and pectin.
4) Microwave at High 10 to 12 minutes, or until mixture boils fully fromthe center and on the edges.
5) Stir the boiling mixture twice during cooking.
6) Add sugar.
7) Microwave at High 5 to 7 minutes, or until mixture comes to a full rolling boil, stirring after half the time.
8) Boil 1 minute.
9) In hot sterlized jars, pour the sauce, seal and keep.

SERVING
10) Use the blueberry jam on taost and pancakes.
11) It can also be used as a filling in blueberry pie.
12) If not using, keep in refrigerator or store in hot sterlized jar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Blueberry
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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