21 Small-Batch Canning Recipes
Save yourself hours in the kitchen and shelves of pantry space with these small-batch canning recipes. Each recipe is a preserve or uses a standard, freezer or fridge canning method, so you can try one out no matter your skill level.
Cut down on the time and expense of traditional canning by trying one of these smaller-scale canning recipes. You’ll still get the preserving power and homemade taste of your go-to canning recipes without being stuck with the same flavor of jam for weeks on end. Each of the following small-scale canning recipes make just a few cans of jelly, jam, pickles or veggies each. New to canning? Make sure you read our canning 101 guide.
Lemon curd is a scrumptious spread for scones, biscuits or other baked goods. You can find it in larger grocery stores alongside the jams and jellies or with the baking supplies, but we like making this lemon curd recipe from scratch. —Mark Hagen, West Allis, Wisconsin