-1 collapsible funnel
-coupons for Ball jars and pectin
2 T. lemon juice
1 t. cinnamon
1 t. nutmeg
1 package (1.75 oz) regular powdered fruit pectin
5 c. sugar
1. Prepare the canner, jars, and lids.
2. In a large stockpot, bring water to a boil and add the peaches. Let them boil for 1-2 minutes. Remove to a cold bath and remove the skins and pits. Chop peaches.
4. Ladle the hot jam into the warm jars leaving 1/4 inch of headpace. Remove the air bubbles and adjust the headspace. Wipe the rim of the jars, center on the lid, and tighten the screwband to fingertip tight.
5. Put the jars in the canner making sure they are completely submerged and put on the lid. Boil for 10 minutes. Remove the lid of the canner and wait an additional 5 minutes. Remove from canner and let sit for 12 hours. Check the seal and store for up to 1 year.
Note: This makes 6 half pints of spiced peach jam.
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