Canning Recipes

Peach Jam With Powdered Pectin
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

Cooking Directions:
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3 3/4 cups crushed peaches -- (abt 3 lbs peaches)
1/2 cup lemon juice
1 package powdered pectin
5 cups sugar

To prepare fruit. Sort and wash fully ripe peaches. Remove stems, skins,
and pits. Crush peaches.

To make jam. Measure crushed peaches into a kettle. Add lemon juice and
pectin; stir well. 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 about 6 half-pint jars.

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