Microwave Peach Jam

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READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 32
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    cups frozen unsweetened sliced peaches, thawed
  • 1 34
    ounces powdered fruit pectin (1 package)
  • 1
    tablespoon sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon ascorbic acid
  • 1
    tablespoon lemon juice (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mash peaches with a potato masher.
  • Combine peaches with pectin, sugar, ascorbic acid, and lemon juice, if desired, in a deep 2-quart casserole.
  • Cover and microwave 3 to 4 minutes or until mixture boils 1 minute.
  • Remove from microwave, continue to stir 2 minutes.
  • Pour into freezer containers; cover and freeze.
  • To serve, let jam thaw in refrigerator.
  • Store jam in freezer up to 1 year, or in refrigerator up to 1 month.
  • Yield: 2 half pints (about 14 calories per tablespoon).
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