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Making and Canning Peach Jam without Pectin

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Peach Jam is easy to make using the recipe below without adding pectin. We make most jams using the same procedure, regardless of the fruit.

Using the ingredients below, follow our technique for Making Jam without Pectin, with a 15 minute cook time, and then Canning Jam or watch the free ten minute video listed below.


Per 1/2 Pint (8 oz.) Jar

6 Jars

8 Jars 10 Jars 12 Jars
1/2 lb. 3 lbs. 4 lbs. 5 lbs. 6 lbs.
Sugar 1-1/4 cup 7-1/2 cups 10 cups 12-1/2 cups 15 cups
Water 2 Tbsps. 3/4 cup 1 cup 1-1/4 cups 1-1/2 cups
Lemon Juice 1 Tbsp. 3/8 cup 1/2 cup 3/4 cup 1 cup







Yield may vary slightly.

This recipe is adapted from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Complete Guide to Home Canning and Preserving

If using pectin, follow manufacturer's instructions.

Making and Canning Peach Jam without Pectin

Video 1: Making and Home Canning Jam and Infused Fruit

If you are new to home canning, we recommend you begin with this video.

You will learn how to can jam, infuse fruit and then process them

in a hot waterbath canner.

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