Recipe: Pear, brown sugar and orange jam

By Amanda Laird

Add a comment
Pear, brown sugar and orange jam. Photo / Babiche Martens
Pear, brown sugar and orange jam. Photo / Babiche Martens

Makes approximately 1 litre

1 kg pears
Finely grated zest of two oranges
3/4 cups water
1/2 cup lemon juice
2 1/2 cups brown sugar

1 Peel the pears then quarter, remove the cores then dice.

2 Put into a large saucepan with the orange zest, water, lemon juice and sugar.

3 Bring to a simmer while stirring, then boil rapidly for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally to ensure the fruit hasn't stuck on the bottom of the saucepan.

4 Pour the jam into warm sterilised jars then seal while still hot.

* Check out Viva's brand new Facebook page, the place to find out what's hot in fashion, beauty, food, wine and design.

- NZ Herald

Have your say

We aim to have healthy debate. But we won't publish comments that abuse others. View commenting guidelines.

1200 characters left

© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf04 at 05 Aug 2015 04:22:31 Processing Time: 1354ms