Tutti-Frutti Jam

1983 Second Prize


3 cups chopped pears
1 large orange
3/4 cup crushed pineapple, drained
1/4 cup chopped maraschino cherries
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 three-ounce package powdered pectin
5 cups sugar


Wash, pare, core, and chop enough pears to make 3 cups of chopped fruit. Peel the orange, remove seeds, and chop the pulp. Place chopped pears in a large saucepan. Add orange pulp, pineapple, cherries, and lemon juice. Stir in pectin. Place on high heat and bring to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Add sugar, continue stirring, and heat again to a full rolling boil. Boil hard for one minute. Remove from heat and skim. Spoon into hot sterilized jars and seal.

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Makes about 7 half-pints.


Mrs. F. L. Potter, Southport, North Carolina


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how about recipes for diabetic cookingt or substitutions to make recipes diabetic friendly???/