posted by Marlen 08-22-100 2:51 PM
10 Pounds peaches
5 Pounds white sugar or 4 1/2 pounds of brown sugar
5 Cups of best cider vinegar
6 Sticks of cinnamon
12 Whole cloves
1 Teaspoon allspice
Skin the peaches by scalding them for 40 seconds with boiling water. Drain and dash them into cold water. Cook the sugar, vinegar and spices for 10 minutes, or until the syrup is well seasoned.
Gently boil a few peaches at a time in the syrup until they can be pierced with a straw. Skim them out and continue until all the peaches are cooked.
Fill the jars with the peaches, pour the boiling syrup over them, filling the jars and seal. One stick of cinnamon may be put in each quart jar.
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