Pressure Cooker Peach Jam

Make peach jam in a pressure cooker using fresh, in-season peaches. It will be worth waiting for summer!

Serves: 48Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 48


  • 4 cups peaches, peeled, pitted, and chopped
  • 4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 package (1 3⁄4 oz.) dry pectin


  • Add the peaches, sugar, and lemon juice to the pressure cooker. Stir to combine. Lock on the lid and bring to low pressure. Maintain for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow pressure to release naturally.
  • Remove the lid. Place over medium-high heat, stir in the pectin, and bring mixture to a rolling boil, stirring constantly. Continue to boil and stir for 1 minute. Skim off and discard any foam. Ladle into hot, sterilized glass containers, leaving 1 inch of headspace. Seal. Cool and refrigerate for up to 5 weeks or freeze for up to 8 months.