Pear Amber Marmalade Recipe
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4 pounds pears (9 cups, diced)
2 cups canned crushed pineapple
Sugar (See below - Add half as much sugar (drained) as fruit
4 tablespoons lemon juice
1 8-oz. bottle maraschino cherries (thinly sliced)
Wash and remove peel from oranges. Add 1 quart of water to peel and boil 5
minutes. Drain and discard water. Add another quart water, boil 5 minutes. Drain
and discard water. Grind the peel and the peeled oranges together.
Wash, pare and remove core of pears, cut into small pieces.
Combine oranges, pears and pineapple. Measure. Add half as much sugar as fruit
Add lemon juice and mix thoroughly. Cook rapidly until almost
thick (about 40 minutes), stirring occasionally. Add cherries and cook about 5
Pour into sterilized Kerr jars to within 1/2 inch of top. Put
on cap, screw band firmly tight. Process in Boiling Water Bath 10 minutes.
Yield: 6 eight oz. jars.