Microwave Peach Jam With Orange Liqueur

Total Time
5 mins
20 mins

This recipe is from the book "Small Batch Canning" by Topp and Howard. I haven't made this yet but the peaches are starting to hit the farmer's market and it looked simple and easy.

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  • 3 cups peaches, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons orange liqueur (or frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed)


  1. Place peaches and sugar in a deep 8 cup microwavable container.
  2. Stir in lemon juice.
  3. Microwave, uncovered, on High (100%) for 7 minutes, stirring twice.
  4. Microwave uncovered, on High for 12 to 15 minutes or until mixture will form a gel, stirring every 4 minutes.
  5. Stir in liqueur.
  6. Ladle into sterilized jars and process 5 minutes in boiling water.