Old-Fashioned Peach Preserves

Recipe by Chef Aint Bs
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READY IN: 24hrs 45mins
SERVES: 7
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    quarts peaches
  • 6
    cups sugar
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DIRECTIONS

  • Slice, peel, ripe hard peaches (about 10 large).
  • Combine fruit and sugar; let stand about 12 to 18 hours (overnight is better) in a cool place.
  • Sterilize canning jars.
  • Bring fruit and sugar mixture slowly to bowling, stirring frequently. Boil gently until fruit become CLEAR and syrup thick, about 40 minutes.
  • As mixture thickens, stir frequently to prevent sticking.
  • Skim (if necessary).
  • Pour hot preserves into jars, leaving 1/4-inch head space.
  • Wipe jar rims and adjust lids.
  • Process 5 minutes in a boiling water bath.
  • Makes about 7 half-pints jars.
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