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Pineapple Mint Jam

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  • 4 cups prepared fruit (1 #2 1/2 can crushed pineapple)
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice (2 lemons)
  • 7 1/2 cups (3 1/4 pound) granulated sugar
  • 1 bottle Certo fruit pectin
  • 3/4 teaspoon spearmint extract
  • Few drops green coloring


  1. Put fruit into large saucepan. Add 3/4 cup water and mix well. Add lemon juice. Add sugar to fruit in saucepan and mix well. Place over high heat. Bring to a full rolling boil and boil hard 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  2. Remove from heat at once stir in Certo. Skim off foam with metal spoon. Then stir and skim by turns for 5 minutes to cool slightly.
  3. Add flavoring and coloring.
  4. Ladle into glasses. cover with 1/8-inch hot paraffin.

Yield: about 12 medium glasses

Posted by CookingForUs at Recipe Goldmine 7/19/01 5:12:35 am

Source: Posted by Charelle on 7/23/2000 - by Mrs. Thomas May from Ye Old Harrisburg Souvenir Cook Book