Spiced Peaches

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by southern chef in lo

These spiced canned peaches are wonderful and smell great. If you have a bunch of peaches and don't know what to do with them, can them.

Top Review by ingvild

Just canned a batch of peaches yesterday. I substituted brown sugar for the sugar and added 2/3 c brandy to the syrup - yummy! I'm having to fight off my family, they want to open all the jars now, I want to save them at least a few days... And BTW, this is NOT open kettle canning. This is hot-water bath canning, which is endorsed by the USDA for HIGH-acid foods, like this one. Being a bit of a science geek, I measured the pH of the syrup out of curiosity. It was 3.5, well below the 4.6 necessary to kill any botulism spores. Very safe, and I intend to use this recipe as long as we can get fresh peaches!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix sugar, vinegar, and water in a 5 quart pan.
  2. Tie the allspice and the cloves in cheesecloth. Put this and the cinnamon into the mixture.
  3. Cover and boil for 5 minutes.
  4. Peel the peaches and drop into boiling syrup, a few at a time.
  5. Simmer until tender; about 5 minutes.
  6. Pack the peaches into sterile jars, cover with the syrup and seal process in water bath for 10 minutes.

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