Blushin' Peach Butter

Tammy Brownlow

By
@DoughmesticGoddess

I love the bright, juicy flavor of peaches. It's so nice to open a jar of this and enjoy it on a hot buttered biscuit. It pairs nicely with ham and sausage...making me hungry just thinking about it (:


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Serves:

Makes 3 half pint jars

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

4 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 lb
ripe peaches, peeled, seeds removed, and quartered
1 c
cherry juice cocktail - i used juicy juice 100% juice
1/2 cup sugar per cup of puree - for me it measured 2 cups of sugar
1/2 Tbsp
lemon juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Add peach quarters and juice to dutch oven. Cook on medium-high until peaches are soft about 10 minutes. Allow to cool enough to pour into blender.
2
Blend until smooth. Take note of the measure - for me it was 8 cups.
3
Add peach mixture and 1/2 cup sugar for each cup of puree - for me it was 2 cups sugar total.
4
Cook on low until thick and bubbly stirring often. Cook time for me was about 3 hours.
5
In a large stock pot boil clean jars, lids for 10 minutes. Remove and fill to 1/4" to the top.
6
Place back in stock pot. Boil in water bath for 10 minutes. Turn off heat and allow to sit for another 10 minutes.
7
Place in a location and do not touch for 24 hours. Check lids have set properly - if not refrigerate immediately. Store others in pantry. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids