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How To Make Earl Grey’s Blueberry Jam

How To Make Earl Grey’s Blueberry Jam. Happy Saturday, friends.

So today I have a tasty breakfast jam recipes for you to pop onto your breakfast toast to go with your morning cup of tea.

Maybe even a cup of Earls Grey!? Or a great jam topping for any time of the day. Because who does not like a spoonful of jam on their afternoon tea scone too?

How To Make Earl Grey’s Blueberry Jam Recipe:

Earl Grey’s Blueberry Jam. How yummy!!

This wonderful blueberry jam is also infused with a subtle hint of Earl Grey tea.

It’s made with frozen blueberries (which are often cheaper), although you could use fresh blueberries if you prefer.

How To Make Earl Grey’s Blueberry Jam

How To Make Earl Grey’s Blueberry Jam:

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes

Makes: 5 x 400g jars

Ingredients:

1kg frozen blueberries (or use fresh when in season)

1kg Tate & Lyle Jam Sugar

1 lemon, halved and juiced (there should be 4tbsp in total)

4 Earl Grey teabags, snipped open


How To Make Earl Grey’s Blueberry Jam:

1. Place the frozen blueberries in a large saucepan and add the Jam sugar and then add the lemon juice.

Place the squeezed out lemon halves and the leaves from the teabags into the centre of a square of muslin.

Tightly tie with string and add to the pan. Slowly bring to the boil, stirring occasionally until the sugar has dissolved.

2. Cook over a medium heat to boil gently for 10 minutes, then test for setting point.

To Check:

To check, remove the saucepan from the heat, spoon a little onto a refrigerated plate and leave for 2 minutes – it should wrinkle softly when your finger is pushed over the surface.

If this point has not been reached, return the saucepan to the heat and continue to boil for another 2-3 minutes.

Test as before. (You may need to test several times, though be patient, as this testing is crucial to achieve the correct consistency).

3. Turn off the heat and allow the jam to settle for 10 minutes.

Meanwhile:

Meanwhile, sterilize 5 x 400g clean jam jars by placing them in a low oven at 150°C, fan 130°C, Gas Mark 2 for 10 minutes.

Stir the jam, then pour it into the hot sterilized jars. Seal with the lids. Leave to cool, then label. Store in a cool place for up to 1 year.

How To Make Earl Grey’s Blueberry Jam Cook’s Tip:

If you’d rather not have the flavour of Earl Grey tea, simply leave out the tea bags, or use lemon and ginger flavoured tea as an alternative.

How To Make Earl Grey’s Blueberry Jam

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Recipe and image credits c/o: This recipe is made using Tate & Lyle Sugars, for more delicious recipes visit Taste And Smile.

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How To Make Earl Grey’s Blueberry Jam Recipe Card:


How To Make Earl Grey’s Blueberry Jam

Tate & Lyle Sugars
This wonderful blueberry jam is infused with a subtle hint of Earl Grey tea. It’s made with frozen blueberries (which are often cheaper), although you could use fresh blueberries if you prefer.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Servings 5 jars

Equipment

  • A square of muslin
  • Large saucepan
  • 5 x 400g clean jam jars

Ingredients
  

  • 1kg frozen blueberries (or use fresh when in season)
  • 1kg Tate & Lyle Jam Sugar
  • 1 lemon, halved and juiced (there should be 4tbsp in total)
  • 4 Earl Grey teabags, snipped open

Instructions
 

  •  Place the frozen blueberries in a large saucepan and add the Jam sugar and then add the lemon juice. Place the squeezed out lemon halves and the leaves from the teabags into the centre of a square of muslin. Tightly tie with string and add to the pan. Slowly bring to the boil, stirring occasionally until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Cook over a medium heat to boil gently for 10 minutes, then test for setting point. To check, remove the saucepan from the heat, spoon a little onto a refrigerated plate and leave for 2 minutes – it should wrinkle softly when your finger is pushed over the surface. If this point has not been reached, return the saucepan to the heat and continue to boil for another 2-3 minutes. Test as before. (You may need to test several times, though be patient, as this testing is crucial to achieve the correct consistency).
  • Turn off the heat and allow the jam to settle for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, sterilize 5 x 400g clean jam jars by placing them in a low oven at 150°C, fan 130°C, Gas Mark 2 for 10 minutes. Stir the jam, then pour it into the hot sterilized jars. Seal with the lids. Leave to cool, then label. Store in a cool place for up to 1 year.
  • Cook’s tip: If you’d rather not have the flavour of Earl Grey tea, simply leave out the tea bags, or use lemon and ginger flavoured tea as an alternative.

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  1. Tamar SB says:

    Sounds great! I make home made strawberry jam each year!

  2. Carol Cameleon says:

    Oh yes, Earl Grey has such a smooth, distinctive taste. What a great idea to add it to jam! #pocolo

  3. Carol @Comfort Spring Station says:

    I would have never thought of using tea to flavor jam but it's an intriguing idea. Thanks! #MMBC

  4. Anne Stone Sweet says:

    I have never made jam but it's something I'd like to try, I love blueberries and Earl Grey so this would be my perfect choice.#MMBBC

  5. Cheryl says:

    I make lots of jam, but never thought of adding tea. Can you tell it's made with Earl Grey? #MMBC

  6. mummyhereandthere says:

    Never thought of using blueberries, sounds delicious X #MMBC

  7. Coombe Mill says:

    I meant to make blueberry jam last year but I ended up freezing the berries and using them in cocktails in place of ice cubes! #CreativeMondays

  8. pixiedusk says:

    That looks yummy! I so love the photos too. So much details captured. #mmbc

  9. Rosie Digout says:

    Looks so tasty! I've pinned this so that I can try this recipe at a later date. 🙂

  10. Bev Carter says:

    I love Earl Grey but never thought of it in my jam. Can't wait to try this.Thanks for sharing,Bev

  11. Musings of a tired mummy...zzz... says:

    Interesting to mix the 2 flavours, not something I'd considered before #mmbc

  12. Anonymous says:

    I love Earl Grey, I bet this tastes great.

  13. Stephanie 139a says:

    Aha – I love the idea of using frozen blueberries – I have some and they're not quite the same to eat as fresh ones. Fab, now I'm sorted – thank you – and thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo

  14. Morgan Prince says:

    This jam looks so yummy, I love blueberry jam! Must remember to give it a go.Thanks for linking to #pocolo

  15. Debbie Roberts - Debs Random Writings says:

    Hi Claire, I love the fact that this jam can be made using frozen blueberries! Fresh berries are hard to come by. The addition of Earl Grey tea sounds nice, but ginger and lemon sounds even nicer!Will be pinning this for future reference.Thank you for linking up with the #MMBC.xx

  16. Gentle Joy says:

    I've never had Earl Grey in the jam, but we love blueberry jam. 🙂

  17. Regina says:

    This sound incredibly delicious! I will try it with Lady Grey since that is what I have on hand.

  18. The Charm of Home says:

    This sounds perfect! The blueberries are ripening in the garden now! Thanks for joining Home Sweet Home!

  19. Miz Helen says:

    Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday! Hope you are having a great week and come back to see us real soon.Miz Helen

  20. Christine Graves says:

    That sounds yummy! Thanks for sharing this at the Dishing It & Digging It Link party.

  21. Oooo what a lovely recipe! I love the idea of this flavour xx Maria

  22. Marielle says:

    I saw your link at the Your Whims Wednesday link up. This jam looks tasty! Thanks for sharing!

  23. 5 stars
    This is gorgeous and so straight forward. Thank you for sharing!

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