Spiced Peach and Blueberry Jam

posted by Becky 01-17-100 8:22 PM

Spiced Peach and Blueberry Jam

4 lb fresh peaches
1 quart fresh blueberries
1/2 cup water
5 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cinnamon sticks
1 tsp. whole cloves
1/2 tsp. whole allspice

Peel and pit peaches. Force through a coarse blade of a food chopper.

Combine berries with peaches in kettle. Add water and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add sugar and salt. Tie spices in a cheesecloth bag and add. Bring to boil slowly, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Boil rapidly for 10 minutes, or until fruit is clear.

Remove spice bag and ladle into hot, sterilized jars. Seal.

Makes six 8-oz jars.

Source: Woman's Day Encyclopedia of Cookery, Vol. 16

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