Homemade jams the easy way!
Introducing the newest member of the Mrs. Wages premium line of canning solutions – No Cook Freezer Jam Fruit Pectin. Enjoy creating fresh homemade jams and fruit glazes with ease. Cooking is not required, so the whole family can join in the fun. Make and enjoy instantly, store in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks, or store in the freezer for up to 1 year.
Jams are not just for toast! Use your fresh homemade jam as a glaze for pork, ham, chicken, or beef.
Yields: 5 half-pints
All you need to get started:
4 cups crushed fruit (fresh or frozen)*
1 ˝ cups sugar or Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener (granular)
1 pouch Mrs. Wages No Cook Freezer Jam Fruit Pectin
*If using frozen fruit, allow fruit to thaw in refrigerator before crushing.
PLACE prepared fruit in a large bowl. Set aside.
COMBINE sugar or Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener and
Mrs. Wages® No Cook Freezer Jam Fruit Pectin in a small
bowl. Blend well. Stir sugar mixture into crushed fruit.
Stir for three minutes.
LADLE jam into clean, freeze-safe containers, leaving
˝-inch headspace. Secure lids and let stand 30 minutes
to thicken. Note: Freezer jam set is softer than cooked
jam. Store in refrigerator for up to 3 weeks or freezer up to 1 year. Once opened, keep in refrigerator and use within 3-5 days.
Peach Freezer Jam:
1. In a large mixing bowl, stir 4 cups crushed peeled peaches, 1 ˝ cups sugar (or Splenda) and 3 tbsp lemon juice until well blended. Let stand for 10 minutes. For thicker jam, bring crushed peaches to a boil before mixing with other ingredients.
2. Gradually stir contents of Mrs. Wages Freezer Jam Fruit Pectin into the peach mixture. Stir 3 minutes longer. Ladle and store as directed on package.