"Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance."--Benjamin Franklin

SOUR CHERRY JAM Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for SOUR CHERRY JAM, by , is from Mary Jo's Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Jo Creevy
Added: Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 c. prepared fruit (about 3 pounds full ripe sour cherries)
3-1/4 c. sugar
1 box Sure Jell Light Fruit Pectin
1/2 tsp. margarine or butter
1/4 tsp. almond extract (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Boil jars on rack in large pot filled with water 10 minutes. Place flat lids in saucepan with water. Bring to boil; remove from heat. Let stand in hot water until ready to fill. Drain well before filling.

Remove stems and pits from cherries. Finely chop or grind fruit. Measure 5 cups into 6 or 8 quart saucepot.

Measure sugar. Mix 1/4 c. sugar with pectin; then stir into fruit in saucepot. Add margarine. Place over high heat; bring to a full rolling boil; stirring constantly. Immediately stir in remaining sugar. Bring to a full rolling boil and boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; skim off foam with metal spoon. Add extract. Ladle quickly into prepared jars, filling to within 1/8 inch of tops. Wipe jar rims and threads. Cover with two piece lids. Screw bands tightly. Invert jars for 5 minutes, then turn upright. After jars cool, check seals. Makes 6-1/2 c. or about 7 (1 cup) jars.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If this doesn't gel - it's really good on ice cream.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

212W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!