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Peach Papaya Jam

Combine peaches with papaya and other tropical flavors foran easy jam recipe.
Servings 6 half-pint jars

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups peeled,seeded, chopped papaya
  • 3 cups peeled,pitted, chopped peaches
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 4 cups granulated sugar
  • zest from one lime

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients except lime zest to a large Dutch oven or other cooking pot.
  • Rub butter along the inside pot lip. This will reduce the chance of the mixture boiling over!
  • Slowly bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Turn the heat up a little and cook rapidly, stirring often to prevent sticking, until the jam reaches the gelling point.
  • Use the plate method to check for gelling or use a digital thermometer. Gelling is reached at 220 degrees or 8 degrees above the boiling point of water.
  • Add lime zest to the bubbling jam, and stir to distribute throughout the mixture.
  • Spoon the hot jam into prepared jars, leaving ΒΌ inch headspace.
  • Wipe the lip of each jar with a damp paper towel. Top the jars with a lid and lid ring.
  • Process the jars in a water bath canner for 15 minutes. Remove and let cool completely.
  • Makes about 6 (1/2 pint) jars.