Canned Honey Spiced Pears Preserves

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Dorlaine Simpson

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@dorlaine

My sister had the recipe from a Kerr box for Canned Honey Spiced Pears. she added more sugar and cooked longer making it preserves.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
11 pints
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
3 Hr

Ingredients

  • 6 1/4 lb
    pears,peeled, cored and sliced
  • 4 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    honey
  • 1 c
    vinegar, 5% acidity
  • 1 c
    water
  • 2 tsp
    whole allspice
  • 1 tsp
    whole coriander
  • 1 stick
    cinnamon, broken

How to Make Canned Honey Spiced Pears Preserves

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare jars and lids.
  2. Combine sugar, honey, vinegar and water in a large sauce pot. Tie spices together in a cheesecloth bag and place in sauce pot. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat; cover; simmer ten min..
  3. Place pears in syrup and bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cook pears on low for 3 hrs will turn bright orange when finished.
  4. Remove spice bag. Pack pears into hot jars, leaving 1/2" headspace. Ladle syrup over jars leaving 1/2" headspace. Remove air bubbles using a nonmetallic spatula. Wipe jar rim clean. Place lid on jar with sealing compound next to glass. Screw band down evenly and firmly, just until a point of resistance is met - fingertip tight.
  5. Process 10 minutes in a boiling water canner. Yield: about five pint jars.
  6. Note: To prevent pears from browning, treat peeled pears with Fruit-Fresh Fruit Protector.

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About Canned Honey Spiced Pears Preserves

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Hashtag: #canning



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