Fruit Preserves

I used 1/2 cranberry and 1/2 peach for one (pic) and strawberries and cherries as my fruit for the other. I also added 1 tbsp of gelatin before removing from heat. If using frozen, thaw for a bit first or you may find your simmer time much longer (more liquid).

Fruit Preserves

  • Servings: ~15oz
  • Difficulty: Moderate
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  • 4 cups of chosen fruit
  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  1. Bring honey and fruit to a boil then reduce to a simmer.
  2. Stir occasionally for about 20 minutes. Mash up Fruit, especially the cranberries for their natural pectin.
  3. Simmer until thickened to your liking noting that it will thicken more once cooled. 10 to 20 minutes stirring occasionally.
  4. Add gelatin if you want, slowly, while stirring. Remove from heat. Cool and jar. Freeze or use within 2 to 3 weeks.


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