Microwave Cooked Blueberry Jam

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Dec. 27, 2011


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)



1) Arrange the ingredients.


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.


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
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 2511Calories from Fat 21

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 106 mg4.42%

Total Carbohydrates 651 g217%

Dietary Fiber 21 g84%

Sugars 571 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet