This Peach Marmalade Recipe includes oranges and pears to make a winning combination for a cooked peach jam preserves.
A breakfast or brunch toast with this peach marmalade will be sure to send everyone's taste buds for a trip!
5 cups granulated sugar
1 pkg. - 1 3/4 oz. size - powdered pectin
1 medium size orange
2 cups peeled, pitted, chopped fresh pears
2 cups peeled, pitted, chopped fresh peaches
Finely grate the rind from the orange, then peel, and section the orange fruit.
In a Dutch oven size pan, place the orange sections and the rind.
Add the chopped peaches and the chopped pears to the pan.
Stir in the pectin powder.
Bring mixture to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly to avoid sticking and burning.
Stir in the sugar, and bring mixture to a full, rolling boil.
Boil for 1 minutes, stirring constantly to avoid sticking and burning.
Remove from heat, and skim off foam.
Ladle the hot mixture into hot sterilized pint jars, leaving 1/4" headspace.
Remove air bubbles, wipe rims with a clean cloth, and tighten lids.
Process for 5 minutes in a boiling water bath.
Makes about 4 pints.
Did You Know?
Not only do peaches taste amazing, but they are nutritious too!
Peaches contain numerous vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C, vitamin A, and beta carotene, potassium, fluoride, and iron.
Peaches are a good source of dietary fibre which is important for bowel health and regularity.
Peaches are also high in anti-oxidants. Antioxidants are believed to help prevent and repair oxidative stress, a process that damages body cells and has been linked to the development of diseases such as cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's disease.
See More: Peach Nutritional Information
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