Freezer Peach Jam

  • 4 cups peeled, crushed fresh peaches
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 - 1 3/4 oz. package powdered fruit pectin
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 5 1/2 cups granulated sugar image placeholder

Measure peaches into a large kettle and add lemon juice. While stirring, slowly add pectin. Let stand 20 minutes; stir every 5 minutes to blend pectin with fruit. Add syrup and blend well; add sugar and blend well.

Cook over low heat until just warm to the touch about 100° F. Do not allow mixture to become hot. Pour jam into jars to within 1/2-inch of top. Cover jars at once. Let stand until jellied.

Store in freezer until ready to use. Keep in refrigerator once jar has been opened.

Servings: 8 half-pints
Source: National Peach Commission
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member