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Homemade Blueberry Jam

    Make you own Homemade Blueberry Jam. You can control the amount of sugar and texture.Orange Blueberry Lane Cake – Day One – Homemade Blueberry Jam

    Homemade jam is the best! Every now and then I feel the urge to make my own jam and when there is an amazing cake that I could put that jam into, then I’m making it! This homemade blueberry jam was perfect on my toast and then it was transformed into a blueberry curd and used in a lovely Lane Cake. It’s an amazing cake and I hope you take the time to make it all from scratch.

    This Orange Blueberry Lane Cake starts off with homemade blueberry jam and just keeps getting better!I love spring and all the fresh fruit in the market. Fresh fruit from the source is even better, and I love to go fruit picking with my kid. Sometimes we can’t eat it all, so I like to either freeze it or make jam with it. This homemade blueberry jam is so delicious on toast, bagels, or even in a cake. You can make your homemade blueberry jam as sweet as you want and make it as smooth or chunky as you like. The best part of baking at home is that you get to personalize it to your tastes.

    Blueberry Jam makes a great gift for someone special. Make up this two cup recipe and share some with a friend.It’s also fun to make jam and give it to friends. Who doesn’t like jam? Make a big batch of strawberry, mixed berry or even stone fruit jam. There’s just something so relaxing about making your own jam. I wish I weren’t the only one in my house to eat it, because I’d make jam more often.

    I like my blueberry jam on the chunky side. Those fresh blueberries are a perfect topping to my breakfast.Another reason why I love this recipe is that you just need a pint of blueberries. There’s no need to go overboard and get a ton of fruit. And when you’re done, you’ll have two cups of jam.

    Just to be clear, this is not preserves to sit in the pantry for a year. Unless you prepare a waterbath and boil the jars and do all the stuff like seal the lid and stuff. If you don’t want to do all of those things and buy all the equipment, this is a great alternative.

    Homemade Blueberry Jam in the summer is the best! It's perfect on my breakfast toast.I used just a 1/3 cup of sugar and I left my blueberries on the chunky side. You can use a sugar substitute like honey or Splenda or just completely omit the sugar all together. The Low Pectinir?t=psbusa23 20&l=as2&o=1&a=B004U8R0QA I used doesn’t require added sugar if you don’t want to add it.


    Yield: 2 cups

    Homemade Blueberry Jam

    Homemade Blueberry Jam

    Make your own homemade blueberry jam and you get to decide how sweet and how thick it is.

    Prep Time 5 minutes
    Cook Time 15 minutes
    Total Time 20 minutes


    • 2 cups fresh blueberries
    • 1/3 cup water
    • 3 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 1 1/2 tablespoon Low-Sugar Pectin
    • 1/2-1/8 cup sugar (I used 1/3 cup or you can use the sweetener of your choice)


      1. Place your berries, water, and lemon juice in a pot over medium heat. As the blueberries “pop”, use a potato masher to mash the blueberries. Gradually add the pectin as the mixture starts to boil. Continuously stir while boiling until you can’t stir down the bubbles.
      2. Add in the sugar, or your sweetener, and return the mixture to a full rolling boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and skim any foam that may have formed.
      3. Carefully transfer the blueberry jam into jars and allow to cool for 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate.
      4. Store the jam in the fridge for 30 days.

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    Karyn Granrud

    Karyn Granrud

    I'm Karyn, a mom and wife, and I founded this little baking blog. Baking and making desserts have been my passion since I was a kid. I love experimenting with different flavors and sharing delicious recipes with all of you. Read more.

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      1. That’s amazing Lana! I wish my mom was into that kind of thing when I was little. Until 2013 I was scared of canning. It seemed so intimidating.

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