Saturday, July 9, 2016

We Be Jammin'... Paradise Pear Jam

Paradise Pear Jam
Found on Food

YIELDS 7 8oz. jars 

* 1 orange 

* 1 lemon 

* 2 lbs ripe pears (about 6 large) 

* 1⁄4 cup chopped maraschino cherry 

* 1(8 ounce) can crushed pineapple

* 1 package powdered fruit pectin 

* 5 cups sugar


* Remove rinds from orange and lemon in quarters; discard about half the white part of rinds.

* (scrape off with a spoon) Slice rinds thinly.

* Chop orange and lemon, and discard seeds.

* Peel, core and grind pears.

* Combine all the fruits, including cherries and pineapple and its juice.

* Measure 4-1/2 cups of fruit into a large pan.

* Stir pectin into fruit.

* Place over high heat, stirring until mixture comes to a hard boil.

* At once stir in sugar.

* Bring to a full rolling boil and boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

* Remove from heat and skim.

* Stir and skim for 5 minutes to cool slightly, and prevent floating fruit.

* Ladle quickly into jars.

* Seal.

*Process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.

1 comment:

  1. I have never had pear jam, but this sounds amazing. Must try :)


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