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Peach Jam and Jelly Recipes

Category Jam & Jelly
A flavorful fruit that makes wonderful preserves. This page contains peach jam and jelly recipes.


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August 20, 2009

An easy recipe for anyone not skilled at making preserves.



Mix prepared fruits in large bowl. Add sugar and mix well. Let stand 10 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and Certo. Continue to stir 3 minutes until most of the sugar is dissolved. Pour into clean plastic containers or glass jars leaving a little head space. Cover with lids tightly and let stand at room temperature until set (may take 24 hours).


Store in freezer or for 3 weeks in refrigerator.

By mother of 5 from Nova Scotia

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March 21, 2008


  • 4 qt. peach peelings and seeds
  • water
  • 1 pkg. powdered pectin
  • 3 cups sugar


Save peeling and seeds when canning or freezing peaches. Place peach peelings and seeds (minimum 4 qts.) in heavy pan. Barely cover peelings and seeds with water. Bring to a boil and let simmer for 30 minutes. Let stand overnight. Strain juice through cloth. Measure 3 cups juice into pan. Add 1 package powdered pectin. Bring to a vigorous boil. Add 3 cups sugar. Boil juice rapidly until drops sheet off a spoon as in jelly test. Skim off foam. Pour into sterilized jelly jars to within 1/2 inch of top. Put on cap; screw band firmly tight and process in boiling water bath 5 minutes. Makes 6-8 jars.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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August 26, 2008

We have several older peach trees. The fruit is slow to ripen. This year the fruit is about plum size and good. How do I make peach preserves? Thanks.

Donna from West TN


August 26, 20080 found this helpful

You need to buy a box of Sure Jell and follow the directions. There is also a low sugar kind..should be side by side in the grocery store.

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August 27, 20080 found this helpful

2 parts peeled sliced peaches (more if they are sweet)
1 part sugar

Combine sugar and peaches, cover with plastic and let set 2-3 hours or over night in the frig.


Bring to boil and let simmer until the desired thickness. Stir every so often and skim if needed. I don't can but I freeze them in heavy duty freezer bags with the air squeezed out (one pint per bag). I have a stand alone freezer.

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