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A Little Peachy Freezer Jam

 

A Little Peachy Freezer Jam
 
Author:
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
 
Ingredients
  • 3 lbs peaches
  • 2 Tablespoons ginger
  • 5 Cups sugar
  • 2 packages (1¾ oz) powdered pectin
  • 1 Cups cold water
  • 4 (1 pint) freezer containers with lids
Instructions
  1. Remove the pits from the peaches and peel.
  2. Cut peaches up very fine to make approximately 4 Cups.
  3. Put peaches in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add ginger and stir together completely.
  5. Slowly add the sugar and mix until well combined.
  6. Place the cold water in a small saucepan and place over medium heat and add pectin and bring to boil while stirring continuously.
  7. When water comes to a rapid boil cook 1 minute, then remove from heat and pour over mixture.
  8. Stir until all is combined and continue to stir for approximately 4 minutes.
  9. Pour mixture into the 1 pint freezer containers and cover with lids.
  10. Leave standing at room temperature for 1 full day (24 hours).
  11. Freeze for up to 6 months.
  12. When ready to use remove from freezer and allow coming to room temperature about 1 to 2 hours.
  13. Freezer jam will stay good in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

 

Strawberry Surprise Freezer Jam

 

Strawberry Surprise Freezer Jam
 
Author:
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pint boxes of fresh strawberries, washed, drained and hulls removed
  • 2½ Cups of fresh pineapple, peeled and finely chopped
  • 7 Cups sugar
  • 2 packages (1¾ oz) powdered pectin
  • 1 Cups cold water
  • 4 pint freezer containers with lids
Instructions
  1. Place strawberries in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Use a potato masher to crush the strawberries.
  3. Measure out 2½ Cups strawberries and place in a separate bowl and add pineapple to strawberries.
  4. Add in sugar slowly and combined completely.
  5. Place the cold water in a saucepan over medium heat and add pectic and bring to boil for 1 minute.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Pour the water mixture into with the fruit.
  8. Stir well to combine.
  9. Continue stirring 4 minutes.
  10. Pour into the pt freezer containers and cover.
  11. Let stand at room temperature for 24 hours.
  12. Freeze after 24 hours.
  13. Jam will stay good in the freezer for up to 6 months.
  14. To use, remove from freezer and allow to come to room temperature, about 1 hour.
  15. Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 weeks.