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Pear Ginger Jam

Submitted by: rurification on October 10, 2011
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Pear Ginger Jam

Delicious jam made with pears and candied ginger.

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Difficulty: Easy

Servings: 3- 4 pints


5 or 6 cups of cooked pears. Cooked until they’re soft. [Or you can use canned ones!]
3 Tbsp Ball pectin [1 pkg]
5 cups sugar
1/2 cup candied ginger, chopped as fine as you want


Combine the pears and pectin. Bring to hard boil. Boil one minute. Add sugar and candied ginger. Return to hard boil. Boil one minute. Ladle into jars and process for canning.

Tip: Use a pot with a wide bottom – more surface area next to the heat source.

Categories: Appetizers & Snacks, Boiling Water Bath, BWB Jams, Jellies, Butters & Preserves, Canning, Fat-Free, Fillings, Lactose-Free, Low-Fat, Low-Sodium, Non-Dairy, Other Condiments, Preserving, Special Diets, Vegan, Vegetarian

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  1. 10-23

    I just finished making this Gingered Pear Jam. I could have added just a little more pectin for a slighly thicker jam. My fault, added more pears and didn’t add the pectin. Gave out taste test to friends and all gave it two thumbs up. Planning to make another batch this week.

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