• 90minutes
  • 859calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsCarbohydrates, Cellulose

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 pints fresh blueberries

  2. 1 lemon, juice of

  3. 4 cups sugar

  4. 1/2 cup creme de cassis

  5. 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice (or 1 tsp allspice berries)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Pick over blueberries, removing all stems, leaves and damaged or unfit berries. Wash and place in a preserving pan with the lemon juice (and whole allspice, if using).

  2. Cook over medium heat until berries begin to soften (3--5 minutes). Add sugar and bring to a boil. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring often.

  3. Mix in the cassis and allspice (if using ground). Cook for 5 more minutes, until preserve is thickened and reaches 221°F.

  4. Ladle preserve into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/2 inch headroom. Wipe rims clean and seal.

  5. Process 5 minutes in a boiling water bath. Cool, check seals, and alabel. Store for up to 1 year in a cool dark place.


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