How Do You Can Peaches?

by admin on March 11, 2015

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How to can peaches? First, you will need to choose good quality of peaches to be used. This involves the freshness and the right ripeness of the fruit. The flesh must also be mature enough and has high grade especially in its appearance. Cut them into pieces and prepare them for the next step.

Next, select the solution you need to mix to the peaches. This usually is composed of water and sugar as sweetener. It also adds to the flavor of the peaches when packed and it helps prevent discoloration of the flesh of the fruit. The solution must be in the right mixture to maintain the goodness of the fruit.

The third step is to select jars and cans that will be used in packaging. You must see to it that the container chosen must be appropriate to the size of the peaches. It must also have a sealing quality to preserve the freshness of the peaches when placed in this container. Usually glass jars are used for this.

The next step involves a product called, Fresh Fruit. It will be placed in the jar with the peaches and the solution to prevent darkening of the flesh. This product contains natural citric acid and vitamin C to keep the fruit from discoloration. It is really needed when you can peaches because exposing peach in the air causes its flesh to turn brown.

Lastly, sealing is needed for it guarantees the freshness of the peaches. This is done by heating the jars in boiling water for about 20 minutes. Then, remove it from the heat and let it cool in room temperature for a while. So there it is, a canned peach ready to be served.

This is best used in making a crunchy peach cobbler recipe.

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