Canned Peaches

Steamed

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • 1 qt. peaches, halved and peeled
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups

Method

Select large early Crawford peaches, a firm, yellow freestone peach with a red center.

Wipe, cut in halves, remove the stones and peel. Pack closely in clean, air-tight can or cans and add a few of the stones. Cover cans to keep peaches from discoloring.

Make a syrup by boiling the sugar with the water 10 minutes. Pour hot over the peaches, toward center of can, so as not to cra