Canning Recipes




Peach Almond Jam
Serving Size: 1

Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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3 pounds peaches
1/2 cup almonds -- chopped
1 pouch liquid fruit pectin
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
7 cups sugar - (3 lbs)
1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Peel and pit peaches and grind or chop until very fine. Measure 4 cups
prepared fruit into a 6- to 8-quart saucepan. Stir in lemon juice and
almonds. Thoroughly stir in sugar.

Place over high heat and bring to a full rolling boil and boil hard 1
minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and immediately stir in
liquid fruit pectin and almond extract. Skim off foam with metal spoon.

Ladle into clean, hot (8-ounce) jelly jars, filling to within one-fourth
inch of top. Clean rims of jars and adjust caps, according to
manufacturer's directions. Process 5 minutes in boiling water bath.

This recipe yields about 8 pints.




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