Wednesday, September 15, 2010

ginger peach jam

Taste summer all year round!!

5 cups ripe peaches peeled and cubed
1/4 cups crystallized ginger finely chopped
6 cups sugar

Peel and pit peaches then finely chop or grind and pour into sauce pot and add ginger. Measure sugar and set aside. Mix fruit pectin into fruit in sauce pot then place over high heat and stir until mixture comes to a full boil. Immediately add all sugar and stir. Bring to a full rolling boil and boil 1 minute stirring constantly. Remove from heat and skim off foam with metal spoon. Ladle quickly into hot jars then fill to 1/8 inch of tops. Wipe jar rims and threads. Cover with two piece lids. Screw bands tightly. Invert jars for 5 minutes then turn upright. After 1 hour check seals.

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