Best Blueberry Jam Recipe

A delicious jam that I enjoy making every year.

  • Author: Sheryl Thompson
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 9 half pint jars 1x
  • Category: Jam
  • Method: Water Bath Canning
  • Cuisine: American



8 cups of fresh blueberries

7 cups of sugar

2 pouches of liquid pectin (3 oz. each)

2 tbs. lemon juice


Place blueberries in a stockpot.

Stir in the sugar and lemon juice Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly.

Stir in pectin. Boil for 10 minutes, stirring constantly.

Remove from the heat; skim off foam.

Ladle hot mixture into hot sterilized half-pint jars, leaving 1/4-in. headspace.

Remove air bubbles; wipe rims and adjust lids.

Process for 10 minutes in a boiling-water canner.


Processing time is for altitudes of 1,000 feet or less. Add 1 minute to the processing time for each 1,000 feet of additional altitude.

Keywords: Easy Blueberry Jam