Peach Conserve with Brandy Recipe

peach conserve with brandy

Ingredients for Peach Conserve with Brandy:

  • 3 lb (1.4 kg) ripe peaches
  • ¼  lb (112 g) slivered almonds
  • 3 oz (84 g) glace cherries
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon
  • 2½ lb (1.15 kg) sugar
  • 5 tablespoons brandy
  • ½ pint (300 ml) pectin stock

Method for Peach Conserve with Brandy :

  1. Peel, stone and cut the peaches into smallish pieces, collecting all of the juice.
  2. Put into a pan with the almonds, cherries, lemon rind and juice and a pinch of ground cinnamon.
  3. Add the sugar and bring to the boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved.
  4. Remove from the heat and stir in the brandy and pectin stock.
  5. Leave to cool slightly for 5 minutes and then stir again.
  6. Pour into hot, sterilized jars and cover.
  7. Label when cool.

This Peach Conserve with Brandy Recipe Makes about 5 lbs (2.3 kg) of conserve. A lovely gift if you can bring yourself to giving it away!

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