Winter Pear and Apricot Jam

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“Preserving Made Easy – Small Batches and Simple Techniques Makes 6 cups – note that this jam is slow to set.”
READY IN:
40mins
YIELD:
6 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup finely chopped dried apricot
  • 1 34 cups water
  • 2 cups finely chopped cored peeled pears
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 (1 ounce) box powdered fruit pectin
  • 4 12 cups sugar

Directions

  1. Soak apricots in water for 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Pour apricots and liquid into saucepan. Add pears, lemon juice and pectin.
  3. Bring to a full boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
  4. Add sugar, return to a full boil and boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  5. ladle into jars and process in hot water bath for 10 minutes.

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