Peach Freezer Jam Recipe

Vineyard peaches, peach jam on chopping board
Vineyard peaches, peach jam on chopping board. Getty Images/Westend61
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Keep the peachy-keen tastes of summer in your home year-round with this easy peach freezer jam recipe. Prepared as​ simply as traditional jam, it is then stored in freezer-safe containers so that you can enjoy the "fruits" of your labor anytime.  

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What You'll Need

  • 4 cups peeled, crushed fresh peaches
  • 1/4 cup fresh strained lemon juice
  • 1 package (1 3/4 ounces) powdered fruit pectin
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 5 1/2 cups sugar

How to Make It

    1. Measure peaches into a large kettle; add lemon juice. While stirring with a wooden spoon, slowly add the pectin.
    2. Let stand 20 minutes; stir every 5 minutes to blend pectin with fruit. Add syrup and blend well; add sugar and blend well.
    3. Cook over low heat to about 100°, just warm to the touch. Do not allow mixture to become hot.
    4. Pour jam into freezer containers to within 1/2-inch of top. Cover jars at once. Let stand until jelly consistency.
    5. Store in freezer until ready to use. Store in the refrigerator once jar has been opened.