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Pretty Peach Jam Recipe
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Pretty Peach Jam Recipe

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"This has been a favorite jam in my family for as long as I can remember," relates Theresa Beckman of Inwood, Iowa. "It's a delicious medley of fruits, including peaches, cherries, pineapple and orange."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:104 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 104 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 medium peaches, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1 small unpeeled navel orange, cut into wedges
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 12 maraschino cherries
  • 3 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
  • 2 packages (1-3/4 ounces each) powdered fruit pectin
  • 10 cups sugar

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 88 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

Directions

  1. In a blender or food processor, cover and process fruits and cherry juice in batches until smooth. Transfer to a large stockpot; stir in pectin and bring to a rolling boil over high heat, stirring frequently. Add sugar and return to a rolling boil. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. Remove from heat. Pour into jars or plastic containers. Cover and let stand overnight or until set, but not longer than 24 hours. Refrigerate up to 3 weeks or freeze up to 1 year. Yield: 13 cups.
Originally published as Pretty Peach Jam in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p22

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 88 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

Reviews for Pretty Peach Jam(6)

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Reviewed May. 3, 2013

Yes. I canned mine in a hot water bath. no problems.

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Reviewed May. 3, 2013

I love this combination of flavors. It's probably my favorite of the peach jam recipes I made last fall.

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Reviewed Jul. 20, 2011

Have a question on this recipe. Can it be canned in water bath as well as freeze?

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Reviewed Jul. 15, 2011

it's great

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Reviewed Jun. 7, 2011

I've been making this jam for years as part of the gift baskets I give away each Christmas. It's easy to make, looks pretty in the jar, and tastes so good! It keeps just fine in the freezer.

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