Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Quick and easy peach jam recipe

Homemade jam is an easy recipe. Cheap to make, it uses three simple ingredients and is perfect when on a budget. This fast peach jam tastes great too! Find more on Kidspot New Zealand's recipe finder



  • 1kg peaches (stems and seeds removed)
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 cups sugar


Cut lemon in half and squeeze juice into large microwave cookware bowl. Remove seeds from lemon, and chop up rind and add to the bowl.

Chop up peaches (with the skin) and add to lemon.

Microwave on high for 6 minutes, stir at 3 minute mark.

Add sugar and combine thoroughly.

Microwave on high for 20 minutes, stirring at each 5 minute mark.

Pour into sterilised jars (basically wash, rinse and boil them for 10 mins, then dry in 110 degree oven for 15 mins).


This recipe was created by Melissa Klemke for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.