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Smoky Bourbon Peach Jam

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Continental
Servings: 16 people
Calories: 89kcal


  • 3 cups chopped peaches
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon orange blossom water
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 1/2 teaspoon agar agar


  • Place chopped peaches with all its juices in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • Split the vanilla bean vertically and scrape out all the vanilla bean from the skin into the pot.
  • Add brown sugar, ginger, orange blossom water and bourbon to the pot.
  • Bring to a boil and cook on high heat for about 20-25 minutes until the jam starts to pull away from the pan a little.
  • Add agar agar. Cook on medium heat for another 5 minutes, until thickened and the jam separates when you run a spoon through it.
  • Chill and transfer to a glass jar.
  • Store in the refrigerator.


Yield: approximately 2 cups


Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 32mg | Sugar: 20g | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg
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