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Homemade peach or pear jam. Recipe taken from the Ball Blue Book of Preserving. Yields about 8 half-pints (I got slightly more).
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- 1 quart peaches (peeled, pitted or cored, and finely chopped, 4 cups equals 1 quart or about 5 pounds peaches or pear) or 1 quart pear (peeled, pitted or cored, and finely chopped, 4 cups equals 1 quart or about 5 pounds peaches or pear)
- 7 1/2 cups sugar
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1 (3 ounce) envelope liquid pectin
- 1Combine fruit, sugar and lemon juice in a large saucepan. Bring slowly to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
- 2Stir in liquid pectin. Return to a rolling boil. Boil hard 1 minute, stirring constantly.
- 3Remove from heat. Skim foam if necessary.
- 4Ladle hot jam into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Adjust two-piece caps.
- 5Process 10 minutes in a boiling-water canner. (Note: Add appropriate additional processing time for high altitudes).
- 6Recipe variation:.
- 7Add 1 teaspoon whole cloves, 1/2 teaspoon whole allspice and 1 cinnamon stick tied in a spice bag to jam during cooking. Remove spice bag before filling jars.
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Nutritional Facts for Ball Blue Book Peach or Pear Jam
Serving Size: 1 (2262 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 761.8
- Calories from Fat 1
- Total Fat 0.2 g
- Saturated Fat 0.0 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 0.0 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 196.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
- Sugars 194.6 g
- Protein 0.8 g