Homemade Jam Recipe | Pear Jam

Pear Jam

4cups prepared fruit (buy about 3 lb. fully ripe pears)
2Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1box SURE-JELL Fruit Pectin
5cups sugar, measured into separate bowl (see tip below)
1/2 tsp. butter or margarine

  1. BRING boiling-water canner, half full with water, to simmer. Wash jars and screw bands in hot soapy water; rinse with warm water. Pour boiling water over flat lids in saucepan off the heat. Let stand in hot water until ready to use. Drain well before filling.
  2. PEEL and core pears. Finely grind or chop fruit. Measure exactly 4 cups prepared fruit into 6- or 8-qt. saucepot. Stir in lemon juice.
  3. STIR in pectin. Add butter to reduce foaming. Bring to full rolling boil (a boil that doesn’t stop bubbling when stirred) on high heat, stirring constantly. Add sugar; stir. Return to full rolling boil and boil exactly 1 min., stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Skim off any foam with metal spoon.
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