Peach Marmalade

There really isn’t is anything better than homemade peach marmalade on buttered toast in the morning!

  • Prep Time: 30m
  • Cook Time: 30m
  • Total Time: 1h
  • Yield: 5-6 pints

Ingredients

Peach Marmalade

  • 1 small orange
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/4 c water
  • 3 lbs peaches
  • 1 3/4 oz package powdered fruit pectin
  • 5 c sugar

Instructions

Peach Marmalade

  1. Cut the orange and lemon into quarters; remove all of the seeds.
  2. Slice the orange and lemon quarters crosswise into very thin slices.
  3. In a medium saucepan, combine fruit slices and water.
  4. Cover, and simmer the orange and lemon mixture for 20 minutes.
  5. Peel (if desired), pit, and finely chop or food process the peaches.
  6. In an 8-10-quart heavy bottomed stockpot/kettle or a Dutch oven, combine orange and lemon mixture with the peeled and chopped peaches.
  7. Stir the pectin in the fruit mixture; bring the mixture to a FULL rolling boil, stirring constantly. add sugar.
  8. Bring back to a hard boil uncovered for 1 minute.
  9. Remove from heat; quickly skim off foam. stir for 7 minutes.
  10. Pour at once, into HOT sterilized jars, and seal.