Today I’m going to be sharing a recipe for making a yummy 3-ingredient homemade peach jam from scratch. If you’re tired of the usual berry jams and looking for something a bit more unique, then you definitely won’t want to miss this peach jam.
How to Make Homemade Peach Jam
Here’s exactly what you’ll need to do in order to make this homemade peach jam from scratch:
- Prepare the pot. Add the peach chunks and lemon juice to a pot.
- Boil. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
- Mash. Use a potato masher to mash the peaches.
- Add the sugar. Add the sugar and bring the mixture back to a boil, stirring frequently.
- Cook. Cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until the peaches reach the desired consistency.
- Seal. Ladle the jam into sterilized jars and seal immediately.
- Store. Store the jam until ready to use; refrigerate after opening.
How Long Does Homemade Peach Jam Last?
As this specific homemade jam recipe doesn’t use canning techniques, it will last for up to 3 weeks when stored in the fridge or for up to 6 months if frozen.
If you prefer to use a canner when making jam, your homemade jams will typically last for up to 2 years when canned.
How to Store Homemade Peach Jam
The best way to store this homemade peach jam is to keep it in the sterilized jar and then store it in a cool, dark place until opening. Once opened, you’ll then want to keep the jar stored in the fridge.
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3-Ingredient Homemade Peach Jam From Scratch (So good!)
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 35 minutes
- Total Time: 50 minutes
- Yield: 1 jar 1x
- 3 ½ pounds peaches, peeled, pitted, and cut into chunks
- 2 ½ cups sugar
- 1 lemon, juiced
- Add the peaches and lemon juice to a pot.
- Bring to a boil over medium heat.
- Use a potato masher to mash the peaches.
- Add the sugar and bring back to a boil, stirring frequently.
- Cook for 25-30 minutes or until the peaches reach the desired consistency.
- Ladler into sterilized jars and seal immediately.
- Store in a cool dark place and refrigerate once opened.