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 ½ pints
All you need to get started:
4 cups of your favorite crushed fruit*
1 ½ cups sugar**
1 packet Mrs. Wages No Cook Freezer Jam Fruit Pectin
Freezer containers *Fresh or frozen fruit both work. Allow frozen fruit to thaw in refrigerator before crushing
**Substitute with Splenda No Calorie Sweetener (Granular)
Peach Freezer Jam:
1. In a large mixing bowl, stir 4 cups crushed peeled peaches, 1 ½ 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.
For best results, use tender fruit that is easily crushed. Some examples are:
Use fresh apricots, not dried. Do not peel, just pit and chop