• Cooking Time: 30
  • Servings: 30
  • Preparation Time: 5


  • 2 (12-ounce) bags frozen blueberries
  • One (1 3/4-ounce) packet dry pectin
  • 1/4 teaspoon star anise, ground fine
  • 10 to 20 grinds fresh nutmeg (or 1/4 teaspoon pre-ground)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 5 tablespoons (2 1/2 ounces) cider vinegar
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Place blueberries in saucepan over medium-low heat.
  • Sprinkle with pectin followed by the anise, nutmeg, lemon juice and vinegar.
  • Once liquid starts to gather in bottom of pan, increase the heat to high and bring to a boil.
  • Lower heat slightly and boil gently for five minutes occasionally mashing mixture.
  • Mash in sugar, add the water and return to a boil for 1 minute.
  • You just made jam. Cool, jar, refrigerate and enjoy within 2 weeks.


A delicious blueberry jam with a spicy kick!

Categories: Jam/Preserve 

Author Credit: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/spiced-blueberry-jammin-recipe.html

Website Credit: http://mygoodeats.com/2014/06/24/thats-my-jam/

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