Monday, October 3, 2016

We Be Jammin'... White Peach Jam with Lemon and Honey

White Peach Jam with Lemon 
and sweetened with Honey
Found on foodinjars

Makes 2 half pints 

2 pounds white peaches 

8 ounces honey 

1 lemon 

Pit, peel and chop peaches. Combine with honey in a small bowl and let sit until the honey dissolves into the fruit. Using a vegetable peeler, remove the zest from the lemon in strips. Cut zest pieces into little slivers and then cut slivers into tiny pieces. Add zest to peaches. Cut lemon in half and juice it into small bowl. Measure out three tablespoons and add to the fruit. If you do not have enough juice use bottled lemon juice. Scrape the peaches, honey, and lemon zest and juice into a pot and place over high heat. 

Cook, stirring regularly, until the peaches soften, the liquid reduces and mixture becomes thick , about 10 to 12 minutes. You can use a potato masher to break down the peaches more if you desire smaller pieces. Remove pan from heat. 

Fill prepared jars to 1/4 inch headspace. Wipe rims, apply lids and rings, and process in a boiling water bath canner for 10 minutes.

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