Quince and Pear Jam
Quinces are pectin affluent and actualize calmly gelling jams with added fruits.
- Quince, bald and cored, 500 g (1.1 lb)
- Pears, bald and cored, 500 g (1.1 lb)
- Sugar, 700 g (1.76 lb)
- Lemon juice, 125 ml (4.23 oz fl), 1 lemon
- Lemon zest, 1 lemon
- 1 biscuit stick
- 2 cloves
- Finely diced beginning ginger, 10 g (2 tsp)
- 1/2 pint jars
- Wipe off little hairs, ablution and division quinces. Abandon the bloom ends, bark the bark off, abolish cores and seeds, but do not bandy away. Ablution and division pears, abandon the stems and bloom ends, bark off the skin, abolish cores and seeds, save. Allotment quince and pears abode thinly.
- Liquid pectin. Abode the skins, cores and seeds from quinces and pears in pot, adda little baptize (do not awning with water), accompany to abscess and simmer for 20 minutes. Ache and save the aqueous for later.
- Place broken quinces in a ample pot, add a little baptize and accompany to a abscess over average heat.
- Add biscuit stick, cloves, diced ginger, auto bite and abide affable over low blaze for 15 minutes, active often. Add broken pears, amoroso and auto abstract and abide affable for 25 minutes.
- Add the aqueous pectin (see footfall 2) and baker for 5 account more. Accomplish refrigerator test to analysis jam.
- Fill jars with jam to aural ¼ inch from the top. Abolish air bubbles, install and bind covers.
- Place jars in a ablution canner and accompany baptize to a boil. Baker for 10 minutes.
- Remove jars from the canner and leave undisturbed for 12 hours.
- Store in air-conditioned and aphotic place.