Morello Cherry Jam

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Medium

  • Yields about

    5 lb

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Ingredients

  • 3 lb. morello cherries
  • ¼ pint water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 lb. sugar
  • 1 bottle commercial pectin

Method

Wash and stone the cherries and put into a preserving pan with the water and lemon juice. Simmer with the lid on for 15 minutes or until the fruit is tender. Add the sugar and cook over a low heat until dissolved, then bring to a rolling boil and boil rapidly for 3 minutes. Remove from heat, stir, add pectin and leave for about 15 minutes before bottling so that the fruit is evenly distributed. Pour into hot sterilized jars and cover tightly.

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