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This classic Ginger Pear Preserves recipe was originally published in our 125th Anniversary Cookbook, which included a compilation of recipes from our packaging and earlier days cookbooks.

Prep time
Bake/Cook time
0:15 to 0:25
6 pints
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Ginger Pear Preserves
Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
Prep time :
Bake/Cook time :
0:15 to 0:25
Yield :
6 pints



  1. Peel, core and finely chop pears. Combine with sugar, ginger and grated rind and juice from lemons in a large pot. Bring mixture to a boil and cook 15-25 minutes until pears are tender and mixture has a thin gel-like consistency.
  2. While preserves are cooking, prepare 6 pint jars (sterilize and heat).
  3. Once preserves are cooked and ready, turn off heat and let pot sit for a minute. Ladle mixture into hot jars. Seal immediately.
  4. Let preserves cool, without moving, at least 4 hours (overnight if possible).


Recipe from Imperial Sugar 125th Anniversary Cookbook

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