Pear jam with lemon

Ingredients for making pear jam with lemon

  1. Pear 1 kilogram
  2. Lemon 1 piece (large)
  3. Sugar 1 kilogram
  4. Water 200 grams
  • Main IngredientsLemon, Pear, Sugar


Glass jars with lids, a pan, a kitchen knife, a knife for peeling vegetables, a cutting board, a ladle, a wooden spoon, a wide funnel, a brush for washing vegetables, a colander.

Cooking pear jam with lemon:

Step 1: Prepare the pears.

Rinse the pears properly and peel them off, scraping it off with a special knife. Then divide each fruit into 3-4 parts and remove the seed core from them, tear off the branches and cut off the antennae.
Cut peeled pears along slices or, if you want, large slices.

Step 2: Prepare the lemon.

Rinse the lemon with warm water, it would be nice to walk along its skin with a soft brush to surely get rid of all the dirt. After the washed citrus, cut into thin circles or semicircles, simultaneously extracting seeds from its pulp.
Boil between things 200 grams water.
Then chopped lemon should be folded into a small saucepan, pour boiling water over boiling and boil for 3 minutes. After, throw the fruit slices into a colander and wait until excess moisture drains from them. Do not drain the resulting broth.

Step 3: Soak the fruits in syrup.

Return the broth after cooking the lemons back into the pan, pour sugar into it and bring to a boil, stirring all the time. When the sugar has completely dissolved in boiling water, remove the pan with syrup from the heat and pour into it slices of pears and slices of lemon. Leave the fruit soaked in syrup on 1 hour.

Step 4: Cooking pear jam with lemon.

After 1 hour the pan with pears and lemon in the syrup should be put on fire, brought to a boil and cook its contents until the slices of the fruits become transparent, like glass. On average, cooking pear jam with lemon takes another 1 hour. It is important to know that you need to cook it over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
Pour the finished pear jam into sterilized glass jars. Close the container tightly with lids and leave it right here in the kitchen to cool. But after the jars with blanks inside are at room temperature, the jam can be removed in a dark cool place.

Step 5: Serve pear jam with lemon.

The very presence of pear jam with lemon in your pantry is already an occasion to gather the whole family or together with good friends for tea drinking. But what's there, you yourself will understand everything, barely uncorking the first jar. This really royal treat can be eaten right so, with spoons, but it is better to spread it on crispy toast or on a homemade croissant with butter.
Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- If desired, lemons can be pre-peeled.

- From this amount of ingredients, about 1 liter of jam is obtained.