Freezer Peach Jam

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This is an easy and tasty peach jam made for the freezer.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 40 minutesTotal: 1 hour

Makes: 8 pints

Ingredients

  • 4 cups peeled and crushed fresh peaches
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1 package (1.75 oz.) powdered fruit pectin
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 5½ cups sugar

Directions

  • Add peaches to a large kettle; with a wooden spoon, stir in lemon juice. Stir in pectin. Let mixture stand for 20 minutes.
  • Add corn syrup and stir to blend; add sugar and blend well. Cook mixture over low heat to about 100°F. It should be warm to the touch. Do not allow mixture to get very hot. Pour jam into jars, leaving ½" headspace. Cover immediately and let stand until the consistency is that of jelly. Freezer jams can be stored for up to 1 year in the freezer, and they will keep for several weeks in the refrigerator.