Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Homemade peach jam

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare peaches by peeling, pitting, and cutting into quarters.
  2. Chop in a food processor or cut into small pieces.
  3. Put the peaches, lemon juice, sugar, and nutmeg in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring to dissolve all the sugar.
  4. Boil rapidly and stir constantly until the jam is thick or has reached the jell point on a thermometer.
  5. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes; skim off any foam.
  6. Ladle into hot jars. Clean the rims, seal, and process in hot water bath for 10 minutes.


Most Helpful

Wonderful jam! I used 4 great big white peaches and half everything else. I got 3 plus half pints.

Countrywife September 27, 2005

Great! I added some cinnamon to it for more of a spiced taste. This makes a good jam.

Melslack October 13, 2003

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