Pear Preserves Jam Canning Homemade Vintage Recipe – Pears

This Pear Preserves Jam Canning Homemade Vintage Recipe is deliciously old fashioned and wonderful. You can’t buy such a fabulous flavor, you have to make it in your kitchen with 3 simple ingredients.

Pear Preserves Jam Canning Homemade Vintage Recipe - Pears

Ingredients:

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3 cups of sugar

2 cups of water

8 cups peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped pears

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Directions:

Combine sugar and water in a large Dutch oven; bring mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves.

Cook at a rolling boil 5 minutes. Add pears and simmer 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until pears are transparent.

Quickly spoon pears into hot sterilized jars. If necessary, boil syrup 3 to 5 minutes longer or until thickened. Pour over fruit, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Cover at once with metal lids, and screw metal bands tight. Process in boiling water bath canning pot for 10 minutes.

Yield: about 7 cups.

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