Mrs. Johnson's Peach Preserves
Mrs. Johnson's Peach Preserves recipe
ripe, peeled and sliced
In a large saucepan, dissolve sugar in water over medium- syrup is clear.
Skim off any froth.
Add vanilla and lemon extract, stir in peaches, and return to a boil.
Watch carefully to prevent from boiling over.
Boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and skim off any froth.
Fill hot, sterilized jars (quart-size screw-top Mason jars) and store in a cool, dark place.
Serve with hot biscuits, or warm over vanilla or Texas peach ice cream.
Makes 3 quarts.