Pears Amaretto

Recipe by Lezlie
READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 4 pints




  • Peel and halve pears; scoop out core.
  • Place in a solution of 1/4 cup lemon juice in 4 cups water.
  • Prepare 5 500 ml (1 pint) preserving jars.
  • In a large saucepan, combine orange and pineapple juices, sugar and cinnamon stick.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer 5 minutes.
  • Drain pears; add to hot liquid; simmer 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, add amaretto.
  • Place section of cinnamon stick in each jar.
  • Pack hot fruit snugly in jars; fill with boiling syrup to within 1/2 inch of top rim.
  • Remove air bubbles.
  • Readjust headspace.
  • Apply lids and screwbands.
  • Process 500 ml (1 pint) jars in boiling water canner 20 minutes.
  • Remove jars from canner.
  • Check seals when cool.