Pear and Orange Jam

Add a burst of sunny citrus flavours to your morning toast with our pear and orange jam!


Yield: Makes 7 cups (1.75 L)

Pear and Orange Jam


  • 2 oranges
  • 7 - 8 pears, peeled and cored
  • 1 pkg (57 g) Certo Crystals
  • 5 1/2 cups (1.375 L) sugar


  1. Finely chop oranges in a food processor or blender; spoon into measuring cup. Finely chop pears (do not use a food processor or blender). Add to oranges to make 4 1/2 cups (1.125 L). Combine fruit and Certo in a Dutch oven. Place over high heat. Bring mixture to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Stir in sugar. Continue to stir and cook over high heat until mixture returns to a full rolling boil. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir and skim foam for 5 minutes. Pour into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch (6 mm) headspace. Wipe jar rims thoroughly. Seal and process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.
Nutritional analysis per 1 tbsp: 49 calories, 0 g fat, 0.1 g protein, 12.5 g carbohydrate, 0.5 g fibre, 1 mg sodium