Total Time
45mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is in response to a request on the boards. I haven't tried it yet, but it's making my taste buds water. Can't wait for my blueberries to produce enough fruit so I can make this. Cook time includes processing of filled jars only.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring water and sugar to a boil; add lemon, orange and raisins.
  2. Simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in blueberries.
  4. Cook rapidly until thick, about 30 minutes.
  5. As mixture thickens, stir frequently to prevent sticking.
  6. Ladle hot conserve into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace.
  7. Adjust two-piece caps.
  8. Process 15 minutes in a boiling-water canner.
  9. Remove from boiling-water.
  10. Cover with dry towel.
  11. Let stand until caps seal.
  12. Allow to cool completely before moving.
Most Helpful

This was a yummy recipe. I was about 1/4-1/3 c of blueberries short, so I substituted raspberries. I also reduced the sugar to 3 & 1/2c, and used raw sugar instead of white. This smelt great when I was cooking it, a bit like blueberry marmalade. At first this tasted very sweet, however after leaving it in jars for the flavours to meld it tastes great. The lemon & orange cuts through the sweetness of the sugar & berry fruits. Thanks for such a great recipe, I gave some jars away & the recipients loved it.

LilKiwiChicken April 24, 2006