Yield: 3 pints
|2 eaches||29-ounce jars spiced peaches in heavy syrup|
|12 eaches||Whole cloves|
|1 each||4-inch cinnamon stick|
|⅛ teaspoon||Ground mace|
Drain peaches, reserving syrup; set aside. Insert one clove into each peach; place in a medium saucepan. Add reserved syrup, cinnamon, and mace, cook 5 minutes over medium heat. Remove from heat.
Carefully remove peaches from syrup mixture; pack into 3 hot sterilized 1 pint jars, leaving ½-inch headspace. Pour ⅓ cup brandy in each jar. Bring syrup to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until mixture is reduced by half.
Pour hot syrup mixture over peaches, leaving ½-inch headspace in jars. Cover at once with metal lids, and screw bands tight. Process in boiling water bath 20 inutes. Serve over Blancmange or ice cream, if desired. Yield: 3 pints.
"Th. Jefferson begs the Favor..." Virginia _Company's Coming!_ Southern Living/Southern Heritage Oxmoor House, 1983 ISBN 0-8487-0603-X Typos by Jeff Pruett Submitted By JEFF PRUETT On 10-01-95