Easy ginger pear jam recipe ingredients:
- 2.2 lb (1 kg) pears
- 1 lemon
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
- 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
- 10.5 oz. (300 g) sugar
- 1 box pectin powder
Wash and clean pears. Cut pears in pieces, add 3 tablespoons of sugar in it and cook it in low heat.
Wash lemon, shred lemon peel and cut lemon in slices.
When boiling pears soften, add lemon slices and lemon zest in it and cook it 5 minutes more.
Press fruits with a potato masher or process it in blender.
Pour rest of the sugar, cinnamon, ginger and powdered pectin in it. Cook it to boil again (stir it all the time) for 5 minutes more.
Canning pear preserves:
Pour hot pear jam in the clean warm jam jars, seal them and process for 10 minutes in boiling water bath.