Microwave Peach Jam

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by lazyme

I've never made jam before, but this sounds like I could handle this one. From Southern Living Cooking Light.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups frozen unsweetened sliced peaches, thawed
  • 1 34 ounces powdered fruit pectin (1 package)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 12 teaspoon ascorbic acid
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (optional)


  1. Mash peaches with a potato masher.
  2. Combine peaches with pectin, sugar, ascorbic acid, and lemon juice, if desired, in a deep 2-quart casserole.
  3. Cover and microwave 3 to 4 minutes or until mixture boils 1 minute.
  4. Remove from microwave, continue to stir 2 minutes.
  5. Pour into freezer containers; cover and freeze.
  6. To serve, let jam thaw in refrigerator.
  7. Store jam in freezer up to 1 year, or in refrigerator up to 1 month.
  8. Yield: 2 half pints (about 14 calories per tablespoon).

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