Dairy Farmers of Canada

Blueberry jam with Canadian Aged Cheddar

Capturing the taste of summer at its peak of perfection is so much more than just a flavour experience. Making your own preserves is a way of celebrating the season and making kitchen memories that last a lifetime. And you’ll be hard pressed to find something that makes a more satisfying pairing with your favourite Canadian cheese.

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cooking: 25 min
Yields 1¼ cups (310 mL)
blueberry jam with canadian aged cheddar


  • 3 cups (750 mL) blueberries
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) maple syrup
  • 1 small sprig of fresh rosemary
  • 1 oz (30 g) Canadian Aged Cheddar per person
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In a saucepan, mix together all ingredients except the cheese. Bring to a boil and cook on medium-high heat for 15–20 minutes. Transfer jam to a jar and let cool before refrigerating. Serve jam on a warm homemade or store-bought crumpet topped with Aged Cheddar.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 86 Calories
Protein: 1 g
Carbohydrate: 18 g
Fat: 1 g
Fibre: 1.1 g
Sodium: 45 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 4 % / 41 mg
Riboflavin: 15 %
Vitamin C: 7 %
Vitamin E: 4 %
Zinc: 4 %