Preserved Seckel Pears Recipe

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


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


  • Peel pears neatly, and drop them into cold water, to which lemon juice has been added.
  • In preserving kettle, place sugar and 3 pints water; boil to form syrup. Remove black scum. Add pears and cook until tender.
  • Place pears and syrup in 4 quart jars (or 8 pint jars). Close at once and set upside down to cool.

Preserved Seckel Pears Recipe