Canning Recipes




Tutti-Fruitti Jam With Powdered Pectin
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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3 cups chopped or ground pears -- (abt 2 lbs pears)
1 large orange
3/4 cup drained crushed pineapple
1/4 cup chopped maraschino cherries -- (3-oz bottle)
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 package powdered pectin
5 cups sugar

To prepare fruit. Sort and wash ripe pears; pare and core. Chop or grind
the pears.

Peel orange, remove seeds, and chop or grind pulp.

To make jam. Measure chopped pears into a kettle. Add orange, pineapple,
cherries, and lemon juice. Stir in pectin. Place on high heat and,
stirring constantly, bring quickly to a full boil with bubbles over the
entire surface. Add sugar, continue stirring, and heat again to a full
bubbling boil. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat; skim. Pour immediately into hot, sterile canning jars
to 1/4-inch from top. Seal, and process 5 minutes in boiling water bath.

This recipe yields 6 or 7 half-pint jars.





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