If you believe in preserving the fresh summer fruits and eating organically, you must know about canning peaches without sugar. However, in case you don’t, we’re here to help you. Namely, if you want to enjoy eating peaches even when the season’s gone, you can preserve them without sugar. Want to know how? We’ll tell you in this little guide. In short, read on to know more.
Useful tips to get you started
Don’t like processed sugar? No problem; you can now can delicious peaches without sugar. Grape juice or honey can be used for canning peaches without sugar. Let’s first look at the ingredients you’ll need.
- 100% pure, A grade honey
- Ripe peaches
- Fresh lemon juice
- Canning jars
- A canning funnel
- Lid lifter
- Water Bath Canner
- Bubble remover
Steps to follow
Follow these steps to can peaches without sugar:
- To begin with, blanch the peaches and cut them into halves.
- Next, once the peaches are cut, fill them in the canning jars. Leave around a ½ inch space between the lid and the contents of the jar.
- Next, add 1 teaspoon lemon juice to each canning jar.
- Thereby to create the sugarless canning syrup, add ¼ cup of honey to 6-7 cups of water and bring to boil.
- Once the syrup is ready, pour it in the jars leaving ½ inch space.
- Next, place the canning jars on a wire rack in a water bath canner for about 18-20 minutes.
- Lastly, remove the canning jars from the water bath canner and allow them to cool.
A few things to note in conclusion:
- We are adding lemon juice to prevent the peaches from otherwise turning brown.
- Subsequently, as the canning jars cool, you may hear a popping sound afterward. Don’t get hassled if you do, it means that the canning jars are just sealing themselves.
- Canning peaches without sugar can generally make the peaches last on the shelves for at least 2-2.5 years.
- Furthermore, if you are unable to seal a canning jar, make sure you consume the content within a week.
Canning peaches without sugar was never so easy!
True that! It is particularly unexpectedly simple and fun. Furthermore, if you have more questions regarding the ingredients, utensils, or procedure, you can leave your questions in the comments below. We’ll be happy to help!