Concord Grape Conserve

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“This recipe is posted for the lucky person with a yard full of Concord Grapes!”
4 half pints

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 7 cups grapes, washed and stemmed
  • 12 cup honey
  • 14 lemon, seeded and sliced paper thin
  • 12 cup raisins
  • 12 cup coarsely chopped pecans


  1. Slip skins off grapes and reserve.
  2. Bring pulp to a boil in a stainless or enamel saucepan.
  3. Simmer over low heat until seeds are loosened.
  4. Press Pulp through a food mill or ricer to remove seeds.
  5. Combine grape puree, grape skins, honey, lemon slices, raisins and pecans.
  6. Simmer over low heat to plump raisins, around 10-12 minutes.
  7. Pour into hot, sterile jars leaving 1/4 inch head space.
  8. Seal.
  9. Process for 10 minutes in a boiling water bath.
  10. Altitudes higher than 1000 feet see adjustment chart.

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