Blueberry Pie Filling

Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Clear Jel is a modified food starch (powdered form) that will not break down in high heat during processing. DON'T SUBSTITUTE!! Clear Jell is well worth the effort, it leaves a cleaner and thicker filling that is simply delicious. Kitchencraft (1-800-776-0575) in Waterville, IA sells it by the 1# ($3.25 + S&H) or 5# bags. Also sold by Bakers Catalog (King Arthur Flour) and also at http://www.homecanningsupply.com/. Oh, now that about does it, Amazon.com even sells the stuff!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring first 4 ingredients to a boil in 8-quart kettle.
  2. Mix Clear Jell with water and add to kettle just before boiling.
  3. Stir briskly to boiling point.
  4. Remove from heat and add Karo syrup, Jellos, and blueberries.
  5. Ladle the mixture into 7 quart hot, sterile jars.
  6. Leave 1/2 inch headspace and seal the jars.
  7. Process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.
  8. Remove from water bath and place on kitchen towels on counter top to cool.
  9. When you're sure the jar is sealed, tighten the rings.
  10. Make sure the rim is clean before putting the lid on and reprocess.

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AWSOME RECIPE>I actually got 7 qrt jars and 7 pint jars? I am not disapointed about it either!
I CHANGED A COUPLE THINGS....I ommitted the jello and I used welchs 100% juice grape in step 2 when u mix it with the clear gel. I also omiited the karo syrup, trying for a healthier version. I aslo used
organic evaporated cane juice for the sugar. turned out sooooo yummy....you will not regret this recipe.

lwheeler2007_10096537 July 15, 2010

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