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The warm heat of ginger perfectly complements sweet peaches in this thick fruit sauce that’s delicious on yogurt, ice cream or even on a piece of toast.More Terrific Jam Recipes

March 2012


Credit: © John Kernick

Recipe Summary

30 mins
Makes about 2 cups


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a small bowl, dissolve the cornstarch in the water.

  • In a medium saucepan, combine the peaches with the granulated sugar, brown sugar, salt and orange juice and bring to a simmer over moderate heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Cook for 5 minutes,stirring occasionally. Add the ginger and cinnamon and simmer for 2 minutes longer. Add the dissolved cornstarch and simmer until the liquid is slightly thickened, about 30 seconds.

  • Using an immersion blender, gently pulse until a chunky sauce forms. Serve chilled.

Make Ahead

The conserve can be refrigerated for up to 5 days.