Autum Spice Pear Jam

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Autum Spice Pear Jam

Author Notes: This jam is fruity and spicy, and is not just reserved for bread!SLD


Makes 10 cups

  • 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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