Peach Conserve with Almonds

Peach Conserve with Almonds

Peach Conserve with Almonds
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 30


  • 1 pc. each lemon and large orange
  • 3 cups finely chopped peeled peaches, fresh or frozen
  • 1/2 cup water or white wine
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries (you can use raisins or dried cranberries)
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped almonds


  • Remove thin outer rind from orange and lemon with vegetable peeler and cut into fine strips with scissors or sharp knife or use a zester. Remove and discard remaining white rind and seeds.¬†
  • Finely chop orange and lemon pulp with a knife. Place rinds and pulp in a large stainless steel ¬†saucepan; add peaches and water/wine.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat, boil gently, covered for 10 minutes till fruit is tender.
  • Stir in dried cherries and sugar.
  • Return to a boil and reduce heat and boil gently uncovered until mixture will form a light gel, about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Use the spoon or plate method to test your gel. (Instructions of gel methods at the bottom of this site).
  • Remove from heat and stir in almonds.
  • Ladle into hot jars leaving 1/4" headspace. Remove air bubbles, and refill if necessary.
  • Wipe rim of jars and add hot lids/rings. Process in a water bath for 10 minutes once the water has gotten to a full rolling boil.


makes 3 half pints.
Keyword Almonds, Peach Conserve