Pear Honey

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


2 pounds pears, peeled, cored, and coarsely ground
1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained
3 cups sugar
2 teaspoons lemon juice


Combine pears and pineapple in a flat-bottomed kettle. Add sugar and lemon juice, stirring well. Slowly bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Boil over medium- low heat, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes or until pears become translucent.

Ladle honey into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Cover with metal lids, and screw bands tight. Process honey in boiling-water bath 5 minutes.