Welcome to peach season! Peach season means summer, barbeques, and tons of goodies that include peaches. Right now I am working on a few different recipes that include these preserves but for now here is the preserve recipe.
The best part about this recipe is it makes a pretty good amount for only using 4 peaches, and it doesn’t contain any refined sugars. I do not believe in making sickeningly sweet preserves and jams loaded with refined sugars so don’t worry, this recipe is not one of those! I sweetened these delicious peaches with raw honey, and only used one other ingredient, lemon juice. These preserves keep in the refrigerator for 2-3 weeks but they didn’t last nearly as long in my house! 🙂
Peeling The Peaches
Before you put the peaches in the pot to make the preserves you have to take the fuzzy skin off of them. It is really easy to do, just boil a pot of water on the stove and put the peaches in the boiling water for 30-45 seconds. Take them out of the water and run them under cold water while attempting to peel away the skin. If it isn’t budging, return them to the hot water and give them a little more time. It shouldn’t be hard to peel the skin off once it is ready.
Fresh and Easy Peach Preserves
By June 13, 2014Published:
- Yield: 1 pint
- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 1 hr 30 mins
- Ready In: 1 hr 40 mins
The Preserves Welcome to peach season! Peach season means summer, barbeques, and tons of goodies that include peaches. …
- Peel fuzzy skin from peaches and remove the pits. Roughly chop into chunks and place in pot with lemon juice and honey.
- Bring mixture to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce heat and allow to cook over low heat for about 60-90 minutes or until thick.
- Store in refrigerator for 2-3 weeks.