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Blueberry Cassis Preserves

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“This also comes from the book "Perfect Preserves" by M. Dalton King. One of my friends made it. It's very good!”
1hr 30mins
4 half-pints

Ingredients Nutrition


  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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