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Freezer Peach Jam Recipe

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Added: Saturday, August 25, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 (8 oz) freezer safe containers
2 lbs fully ripened peaches
5 c sugar
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ascorbic acid mixture for fruit
1 (13/4 oz) pkg fruit pectin
3/4 c water

Directions:
Directions:
1. Prepare containers; Wash containers and lids in hot soapy water; rinse. Carefully and slowly pour boiling water inside and out; invert on dish rack or clean towel, away from draft, to drain dry. Or, wash in automatic dishwasher with very hot (150) rinse cycle and leave in dishwasher until ready to fill. 2. Peel, pit and cut peaches into thin slices to make 2 1/4 cups of fruit; place in large bowl. With potato masher, thoroughly crush peaches. With rubber spatula, stir in sugar, lemon juice, salt and ascorbic acid mixture until thoroughly mixed; let stand 10 minutes. 3. In 1 quart saucepan over medium heat, heat fruit pectin and water to boiling; boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir pectin mixture into fruit; continue stirring 3 minutes (no less). A few sugar crystals will remain. 4. With 1 cup liquid measuring cup, pour peach mixture into containers to 1/2 inch from top; cover with lids. Let stand at room temperature for 24 hours or until set. Freeze. Use within 1 year.

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Number Of Servings:
Makes 5- 8 oz jars.

 

 

 

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