Got a half hour and some perfect peaches and apricots? Say hello to your favorite new recipe: 30 Minutes to Homemade SURE.JELL Peach-Apricot Freezer Jam.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 96 servings
2-1/4 cups prepared fruit (buy about 1 lb. fully ripe peaches and 3/4 lb. fully ripe apricots)
4 cups sugar, measured into separate bowl
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp. produce protector
1 box SURE-JELL Fruit Pectin
3/4 cup water
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Let's Make It
Rinse clean plastic containers and lids with boiling water. Dry thoroughly.
Peel and pit peaches. Finely chop or grind fruit. Measure exactly 1-1/4 cups prepared peaches into large bowl. Pit and finely chop or grind unpeeled apricots. Measure exactly 1 cup prepared apricots into bowl with peaches. Add sugar, lemon juice and fruit protector; mix well. Let stand 10 min., stirring occasionally.
Mix pectin and water in small saucepan. Bring mixture to boil on high heat, stirring constantly. Continue boiling and stirring 1 min. Add to fruit mixture; stir 3 min. or until sugar is dissolved and no longer grainy. (A few sugar crystals may remain.)
Fill all containers immediately to within 1/2 inch of tops. Wipe off top edges of containers; immediately cover with lids. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours. Jam is now ready to use. Store in refrigerator up to 3 weeks or freeze extra containers up to 1 year. Thaw in refrigerator before using.
How to Measure Precisely
To get exact level cup measures of sugar, spoon sugar into dry metal or plastic measuring cups, then level by scraping excess sugar from top of cup with a straight-edged knife.
Jam or Jelly Didn't Set?
Every once in a while, you may find that your jam does not set the way you expected. If your efforts resulted in a runny batch, try our Remake Directions to improve your finished jam. If your jam still doesn't set, you can always use it as a glaze or syrup.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 9g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes about 6 (1-cup) containers or 96 servings, 1 Tbsp. each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.