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Sure-Jell Peach Jam Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sandy Smith

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 c . prepared fruit (about 3 lb. fully ripe peaches)
2 T. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. Ever-Fresh Fruit Protector (optional)
1 box SURE-JELL Fruit Pectin
1/2 tsp. butter or margarine (optional)
5 1/2 c. sugar, measured into separate bowl (See tip below)


To get exact level cup measures of sugar, spoon sugar into dry metal or plastic measuring cups, then level by scraping excess sugar from top of cup with a straight-edged knife.

Directions:
Directions:
Bring boiling-water canner, half-full with water, to simmer. Wash jars and screw bands in hot soapy water; rinse with warm water. Pour boiling water over flat lids in saucepan off the heat. Let stand in hot water until ready to use. Drain well before filling.

Peel and pit peaches. Finely chop fruit. Measure exactly 4 cups prepared fruit into 6- or 8-quart saucepot. Add lemon juice and fruit protector; stir until well-blended. Stir in pectin. Add butter to reduce foaming, if desired. Bring to full rolling boil (a boil that doesn't stop bubbling when stirred) on high heat, stirring constantly.

Stir in sugar. Return to full rolling boil and boil exactly 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Skim off any foam with metal spoon.

Ladle immediately into prepared jars, filling to within 1'4 inch of tops. wipe jar rims and threads. Cover with 2-piece lids. Screw bands tightly. Place jars on elevated rack in canner. Lowe rack into canner. (Water must cover jars by 1 to 2 inches. Add boiling water, if necessary.)Cover; bring water to gentle boil. Process 10 minutes. Remove jars and place upright on towel to cool completely. After jars cool, check seals by pressing middle of lid with finger. (If lid springs back, lid is not sealed and refrigeration is necessary.)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About 7 (1-cup) jars
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 min prep and 2 hours total
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A KRAFT RECIPE, makes the best peach jam.

 

 

 

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