Blueberry Fruit Spread

A natural fruit spread can, of course, be spread around. Think about using a dollop of this blueberry fruit spread on top of a bowl of fresh fruit or melon balls.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 16


  • 1 tsp. unflavored gelatin
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice


  • Combine gelatin and ¼ cup water in a small bowl. Stir well and set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan, combine blueberries, ½ cup water, sugar, and lemon juice.
  • Heat over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for about 8 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Remove saucepan from heat. Add gelatin. Stir until gelatin is completely dissolved.
  • Cool to room temperature. Pour into a pint glass jar or 2 half pints. Cover tightly. Keep refrigerated.