Pear Amber Jam

READY IN: 18mins
Recipe by southern chef in lo

Canning season is coming, and this is one of my favorite jams.

Top Review by Busters friend

What a sweet beautiful recipe! It is almost like fruit salad - only way better. I used about 1/4 cup of the marachino cherry liquid as my hard green pears were not giving up much liquid - turned the whole batch a vibrant coral! Yielded 6 - 1/2 pints (will be beautiful gifts) & 2 - full pints + a bit in the top to taste. Easy, sweet but tempered by the orange so not cloying & beautiful. Perfect for gifts.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Measure sugar and set aside.
  2. Boil fruit for 4 minutes, add powdered pectin and stir well.
  3. Place over highest heat and boil, stirring constantly. Add sugar and mix well. Continue stirring and bring to a boil that cannot be stirred down. Boil 4 minutes and then remove from heat.
  4. Stir and skim for 5 minutes to cool and prevent floating fruit.
  5. Pour into ½-pint jelly jars and seal.

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