Brandied Peach Preserves Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings8
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Sugar3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Peaches5 Pound (Small Size)
 Salt/Ascorbic acid tablets used according to package directions To Taste
 Brandy1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 436 Calories from Fat 6

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.71 g1.1%

Saturated Fat 0.05 g0.27%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 48.4 mg2%

Total Carbohydrates 103 g34.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17%

Sugars 98.8 g

Protein 3 g5.2%

Vitamin A 18.5% Vitamin C 31.2%

Calcium 1.8% Iron 4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Bring sugar and water to boil, stirring down crystals from sides of pan.
Cover peaches with boiling water; let stand for 1 minute; cool quickly under running water.
Peel and put in pan of cool water, with either slight amount of salt or ascorbic-acid tablets added to prevent browning.
Do not let stand for more than 15 to 20 minutes.
Add 8 to 10 peaches at a time to syrup; simmer for 10 minutes, or until tender.
Lift out into hot sterilized jars, filling to 1/2 inch from top.
Put lids on to keep peaches hot.
Spoon 2 to 4 tablespoons brandy into each jar.
Bring syrup to boil and fill jars clear to top; seal.
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