Spiced Peaches


Not only do these peaches look stunning in their jar, but they are also delicious served plain or topped with a raspberry sauce.

  • servingServings


  • 4 cups sugar
  • 3 cups malt vinegar
  • Peel and juice from 1 lemon
  • 6 cloves
  • 6 allspice berries
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 lbs. firm peaches, peeled, halved and pitted


  1. In large nonreactive pan, combine sugar and vinegar over low heat and stir until sugar dissolves.
  2. Tie lemon peel, cloves and allspice into a square of cheesecloth. Add peaches and simmer just until tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Remove peaches carefully with a slotted spoon and arrange in warmed sterilized jars. Boil sugar until thickened , about 10 minutes, and then pour over peaches.
  4. Add lemon rind, cloves and cinnamon stick to jar for decoration. When cool, seal jars. Store up to 2 months.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Makes 16 servings
  • Calories: 72
  • Carbohydrate Content: 18 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 1 g