Peach Jam II

Peach Jam II
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: British
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Serves: About 800g
  • 550g (1¼lb) peaches
  • 450g (1lb) sugar
  • 30ml (2 tablespoons) water
  • 30ml (2 tablespoons) lemon juice
  1. Boil a pan of water.
  2. Drop the peaches into the boiling water, leave in the water for 30 seconds, then transfer to cold water.
  3. Remove the skins from the peaches.
  4. Cut the fruits in half, removing the stones and putting them to one side for use later.
  5. Cut the peach halves into small cubes and place in a preserving pan with the water and lemon juice.
  6. Simmer gently until the fruit is soft but not pulpy.
  7. Add the sugar and stir gently until it is fully dissolved.
  8. Bring to the boil and boil rapidly until setting point is reached.
  9. Transfer to warmed and sterile jars.
  10. Seal well.

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