Preserved Seckel Pears Recipe

This recipe is a simple way to preserve your seckel pears.

July/August 2015

  • Preserved Pears
    Preserving your seckel pears in this homemade syrup will give them a delicious taste.
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  • Preserved Pears

Preserved Seckel Pears Recipe 


• 4 quarts very ripe sickle pears
• Cold water
• Juice of 1 lemon
• 3 pints sugar
• 3 pints water


1. Peel pears neatly, and drop them into cold water, to which lemon juice has been added.

2. In preserving kettle, place sugar and 3 pints water; boil to form syrup. Remove black scum. Add pears and cook until tender.

3. Place pears and syrup in 4 quart jars (or 8 pint jars). Close at once and set upside down to cool.