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Orange Blueberry Freezer Jam

Mark Morgan, Taste of Home
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • cups sugar
  • 1 medium orange
  • cups fresh blueberries, crushed
  • 1 pouch liquid fruit pectin (3 oz package)

Instructions
 

  • Rinse four clean 1-cup plastic containers with lids with boiling water. Dry thoroughly.
  • Preheat oven to 250°. Place sugar in a shallow baking dish; bake 15 minutes. Meanwhile, finely grate 1 tablespoon peel from orange. Peel and chop orange.
  • In a large bowl, combine blueberries, warm sugar, grated peel and chopped orange; let stand 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add pectin; stir constantly for 3 minutes to evenly distribute pectin.
  • Immediately fill all containers to within 1/2 in. of tops. Wipe off top edges of containers; immediately cover with lids. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours.
  • Jam is now ready to use. Refrigerate up to 3 weeks or freeze up to 12 months. Thaw frozen jam in refrigerator before serving.