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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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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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27 thoughts on “How To Make Earl Grey’s Blueberry Jam

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

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

  3. 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

  4. 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

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

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

  7. 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

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

  9. 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

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

  11. 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

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