Peach & Ginger Jam

I had some left over peaches in the fridge and decided to try a peach jam. After some reading and googling I settled on a ginger-spiced variety. Many recipes called for placing the whole peaches in a pot of boiling water for a few minutes, then removing and allowing to cool to easily slide the peel off. I opted to keep the peel on for my recipe, and I don’t regret it at all! This jam should last for about a month in the fridge, not that I expect it to last that long, otherwise, if making a large batch, you can immerse in a hot water bath for 30 minutes to safely preserve.

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Makes: 2 x 250ml Bottles          Prep Time: 10 minutes          Ready In: 3 hours

Ingredients

  • 6 peaches
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp freshly grated ginger, or 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients in a large sauce pan and let sit at room temperature for 2 hours
  2. Then, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 20-30 minutes
  3. Remove from heat, let cool slightly and puree
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About Carol Marie

Student of Life. Elementary Teacher. Food lover. Avid Outdoors Woman. Proud Newfie. Animal Lover. Yogi. Musician. View all posts by Carol Marie

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