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The combination of pears and brandy together create an elegant and delicious compote when you make this Brandy Spiced Pear Compote Recipe .

Brandy Spiced Pear Compote Recipe


Description

The combination of pears and brandy together create an elegant and delicious compote when you make this Brandy Spiced Pear Compote.


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Ingredients

  • 15 large pears, about 6 lbs
  • 1 large lemon
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 6 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cloves
  • 2 teaspoons nutmeg freshly ground
  • 2 teaspoons allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried ginger powder
  • 1 cup brandy

Instructions

  1. Wash pears and lemon under cold running water, scrubbing well.
  2. Peel, cut pears in half then core and dice into cubes.
  3. Finely chop lemon, including peel, using a food processor
  4. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring mixture to boil over medium heat stirring to prevent sticking
  5. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes
  6. Ladle hat compote into hat jars leaving 1/2 inch head space. Remove air bubbles. Wipe clean the jar rims.
  7. Center lid on jar and adjust band to fingertip-tight
  8. Place jars on the rack elevated over simmering water, about 180 degrees in a boiling water bath canner
  9. Lower the rack into simmering water being sure jars are covered by 1 inch of water
  10. Adjust heat to medium high, cover canner and bring to a rolling boil
  11. Process pints 25 minutes
  12. Turn off heat and remove cover.
  13. Let jars cool 5 minutes.
  14. Remove jars from canner and allow to cool 12 hours before removing rings.
  15. Test seals, label and date. Store in a cool dry place.

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