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Spiced Peach Preserves

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Sweet but spiked with a bit of warm spice, these peach preserved will take your toast and biscuits to the next level!

Piece of toast with homemade cinnamon and peach preserves on it next to jar of jam.

      I think I might be a bit jam, preserve and spread obsessed lately!  This is actually my third peach jam version on the blog so far and that doesn’t include the vanilla peach sauce!  

Who would have thought?  I love making peach jam, it is so easy.  

All it takes is a little bit of acid and the natural pectin already in the peaches.  You just need to give it enough time to do it’s magic.  You can go from fresh or frozen peaches to jam in less than a half hour.

Spiced peach jam spread over middle of buttery biscuit.

    I wanted to make Kristie’s shower extra special, so there needed to be homemade jams for the biscuits.  I made some blackberry spread from our homegrown berries, but Kristie isn’t usually into things with berries.

 So, I thought I would make some peach preserves too.  But being fall and all, I wanted to warm up the tones a bit.  So a little cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg later and warm slightly spiced peach preserve was born! It was delicious and fun and easy and perfect.

Yield: 3 Pints

Spiced Peach Preserves

homemade cinnamon peach jam on toast next to jar of jam.

Sweet but spiked with a bit of warm spice, these peach preserved will take your toast and biscuits to the next level!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb pealed, sliced and pitted peaches (you can use frozen)
  • 2 T lemon juice
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • dash nutmeg
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. Combine peaches, lemon juice, sugar, ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg in a large heavy bottomed sauce pan. 
  2. Cook over medium low heat, stirring frequently. Bring to a low boil and continue cooking and stirring for about 15 minutes.  
  3. For chunky preserves, mash with a potato masher or blend with an immersion blender for smoother preserves. 
  4. Put a small drop of preserves on a plate and refrigerate for a minute to check your consistency.  If it is thick enough for you, remove from the heat.  If you would like for it to thicken up a bit, allow to simmer for a couple more minutes and then try again.
  5. Once you have the desired consistency, remove from heat and stir in vanilla.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

48

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 36Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 0gSugar: 9gProtein: 0g

All nutritional information is estimated and will depend on the exact ingredients you use.

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Sweet but spiked with a bit of warm spice, these peach preserved will take your toast and biscuits to the next level!

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Jessica Jarrell

Tuesday 29th of November 2016

Peaches and jam were made for each other! I don't think I've tried a spiced peach before, I'm definitely intrigued now! 😀

Carlee

Wednesday 30th of November 2016

Weren't they? I love traditional peach jam and preserves, but I have been having a lot of fun playing with the flavors lately too. I figured I love spiced peaches so much, why not do spiced peach preserves?!

Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies

Monday 28th of November 2016

I had all my frozen peaches set aside for winter smoothies, but I may just have to steal some away to make this. Sounds delicious!

Carlee

Tuesday 29th of November 2016

You won't be disappointed! ;-) Though now a peach smoothie sounds soooo good!

Ava's Alphabet

Sunday 27th of November 2016

Oh, yum! Everything about this preserve recipe looks perfect. I can't wait to try it! Pinned and sharing. Thanks for joining us at Family Joy Blog Link-Up Party!

Carlee

Monday 28th of November 2016

Thank you! We have been having some on our toast every morning!

Unknown

Sunday 20th of November 2016

I would like to order 6 jars for next week please! Love the addition of ginger...can't wait to try it!

Carlee

Sunday 20th of November 2016

No problem, I'll get them delivered ;-) Thanks!

Julie's Creative Lifestyle

Friday 18th of November 2016

I love this recipe for spice peach preserves Carlee! Thanks for sharing it and I'd love to make it sometime. Enjoy your Thanksgiving with your family. :) Hugs, Julie xo

Carlee

Saturday 19th of November 2016

Thanks, Julie! I hope you have a fabulous Thanksgiving as well!

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