Fruity pear jam with lemons, sugar and cinnamon

15 persons | 140 minutes

The fruity homemade tastes fantastic. Together with lemon zest and cinnamon, the fall jam is very aromatic and suitable for every occasion. It’s easy to make and tastes great.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 3 votes )
Fruity pear jam with lemons
Fruity pear jam with lemons

15 persons | 140 minutes

The fruity homemade tastes fantastic. Together with lemon zest and cinnamon, the fall jam is very aromatic and suitable for every occasion. It’s easy to make and tastes great.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 3 votes )

Ingredients

  • 1 kg pears
  • 1 kg sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 lemon, unwaxed
  • 2 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Wash, halve and core the pears.
  2. Cut the fruit into wedges.
  3. In a deep saucepan, bring the water and sugar to the boil.
  4. Simmer the syrup over medium-high heat until the sugar has completely dissolved.
  5. Add the pears and simmer the fruit over low heat.
  6. Grab the zest of the lemon on a fine grater.
  7. Boil the jam for 2 hours, stirring regularly.
  8. Add the grated zest of the lemon at the end of cooking.
  9. Pour the finished pear jam into screw-top jars and close tightly.

It tastes best as a spread. Pear jam is also used in desserts and cake recipes.

Utensils

  • knife
  • pot
  • grater
  • mixing spoon
  • jam jars