Make Ahead

Autum Spice Pear Jam

September 12, 2011
2 Ratings
  • Makes 10 cups
Author Notes

This jam is fruity and spicy, and is not just reserved for bread! —SLD

What You'll Need
  • juice of 1 Lemon
  • juice of 1 Lime
  • 3 pounds Bartlett pears
  • 2 pounds sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 3 tablespoons pear liqueur
  • 5 2 cup sterilized jars with tight-fitting lids
  1. Peel, quarter and core pears. Cut pears into 1/4 inch cubes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pears, lemon juice and lime juice. Mix well.
  3. Transfer 2 pounds of the pears to a large, deep pot. Set the remaining 1 pound of pears aside.
  4. Add the sugar, ginger, coriander and 1 1/2 tablespoons pear liqueur to the pot. Stir well, cover, and let stand for three hours.
  5. Bring the mixture to a boil, skimming the foam as necessary. Boil for 4 to 5 minutes.
  6. Add the remaining pears and liqueur to the mixture.
  7. Spoon jam into sterilized jars and secure lids.
  8. Boil the jars for 30 minutes.
  9. Allow to Cool
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Recipe by: SLD

I am married to a great guy and together we have an amazing daughter. I have always loved to cook and was encouraged by my mother to get creative in the kitchen, and to always have fun. I have enjoyed passing on my love of cooking and baking to my own daughter, who is now a young adult and becoming quite creative in her own kitchen.

2 Reviews

lkcooks September 24, 2011
sounds like a great recipe..can't wait to try! (I think the n was dropped from "autumn" in your header..)
Frontalgirl September 16, 2011
This is going in my Christmas baskets...wonderful! Thank you.