Pear Jam

Recipe by Kathy228
READY IN: 25mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 8 -9
    pears, cored and chopped (peeling is optional)
  • 14
  • 1
    (1 3/4 ounce) box pectin, Sure-Jell no-sugar, powdered
  • 12
    teaspoon cardamom, ground
  • 14
    teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • 1
    tablespoon ginger, fresh grated
  • 3
    cups sugar
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place 5-1/2 to 6 cups chopped pears and the lemon juice in a heavy pot.
  • Mash pears with a potato masher to desired chunkiness. If you like it fine you can coarsely grind it. But a food processor will make it too pureed for this recipe.
  • Stir-in the powdered pectin, spices and ginger.
  • Bring to a boil and boil hard for one minute.
  • Add the sugar.
  • Bring back to a boil and boil hard for 4-minutes stirring frequently.
  • Ladle into sterile jars, seal and process for 10 minutes.
  • Yield 7 half pints.
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