Nectarine Jam

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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In an 8-quart pan, combine the nectarines and lemon juice; stir in about half of the sugar; cover the pan and let stand for 20 minutes.
  • Remove pan cover, stir in the remaining sugar and the butter.
  • Over med-low heat, stirring constantly, heat the mixture until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Increase heat to med-high and bring mixture to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and skim off the foam.
  • Return the pan to the heat and bring to a full rolling boil; stir in the pectin.
  • Return mixture to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly; boil, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
  • Remove pan from heat; skim off any foam.
  • To prevent jam from separating in the jars, let jam cool for 5 minutes before filling the jars; gently stir jam every minute or so to distribute the fruit.
  • Ladle the hot jam into the hot jars, leaving ¼ inch head space.
  • Wipe jar rims and threads with a clean, damp cloth.
  • Cover with hot lids and apply screw rings.
  • Process half-pint jars in a 200° water bath for 10 minutes; pint jars for 15 minutes.
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