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spiced nectarine whiskey preserves

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Tiffany Bannworth
Cape Coral, FL

This sweet preserve with surprise breakfasters everywhere, but why limit yourself to breakfast. Try a scoop on pork chops too!

(2 ratings)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For spiced nectarine whiskey preserves

  • 4-6
    nectarines, very ripe, diced
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    maker's mark whiskey (sub with your favorite)
  • 2 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 stick
  • 1 pkg
    knox unflavored gelatin

How To Make spiced nectarine whiskey preserves

  • 1
    In a small saucepan, add water, sugar, and nectarines. Cook covering on medium heat until nectarines are very soft.
  • 2
    Pour into a blender and give a quick blend so that there are pieces of fruit vaguely present. Pour back into sauce pan.
  • 3
    Add the rest of the ingredients, save the Knox's. Continue to cook on low, stirring occasionally. Only cook for as long is your preference for the strength of whiskey.
  • 4
    Turn heat up to a boil. This may cause bubbling and spitting, use caution.
  • 5
    Whisk in the Knox's Gelatin until totally dissolved. Remove from heat.
  • 6
    Pour into sterilized jam jars and follow waterbath canning process. This should render about 2-3 small jars. You can multiply this recipe to whatever about of jars you would like to make.
  • 7
    In the picture, I poured entire contents into a jar the size of about a spaghetti jar and didn't use canning process. We used it in about a week and a half without consequence.