Ball Blue Book Peach or Pear Jam

Recipe by BecR2400
READY IN: 1hr
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    quart peaches (peeled, pitted or cored, and finely chopped, 4 cups equals 1 quart or about 5 pounds peaches or pear) or 1 quart pear (peeled, pitted or cored, and finely chopped, 4 cups equals 1 quart or about 5 pounds peaches or pear)
  • 7 12
    cups sugar
  • 14
  • 1
    (3 ounce) envelope liquid pectin
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine fruit, sugar and lemon juice in a large saucepan. Bring slowly to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  • Stir in liquid pectin. Return to a rolling boil. Boil hard 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat. Skim foam if necessary.
  • Ladle hot jam into hot jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Adjust two-piece caps.
  • Process 10 minutes in a boiling-water canner. (Note: Add appropriate additional processing time for high altitudes).
  • Recipe variation:
  • Add 1 teaspoon whole cloves, 1/2 teaspoon whole allspice and 1 cinnamon stick tied in a spice bag to jam during cooking. Remove spice bag before filling jars.
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