Ball Blueberry Jam

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This is the ball jar recipe for blueberry jam.

Printable Recipe

Blueberry Jam

Course Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword blueberry, jam, jelly


  • 2 pints frozen blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 pouch 100% Natural Fruit Jell Pectin
  • 5-1/4 cups sugar


  • canning jars, lids, and rings
  • pot for hot water-bath


  1. Thaw and drain blueberries.
  2. Crush blueberries one layer at a time.
  3. Combine 3 cups of crushed blueberries and lemon juice in a large saucepot.
  4. Stir in pectin.
  5. Bring mixture to boil, stirring constantly.
  6. Add sugar, stirring to dissolve.
  7. Return mixture to a rolling boil.
  8. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  9. Remove from heat and skim off any foam.
  10. Ladle hot jam into jars, leaving 1/4 inch of head space.
  11. Process jars for 10 minutes in a water bath.
  12. Allow to cool for 24 hours.

Recipe Notes

Makes about 3 pints.

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