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Chokecherry Jelly Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marta Boulton

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Chokecherries - pick when some are still red
4 cups sugar to each 5 cups of chokecherry juice

Directions:
Directions:
Bring clean, stemmed chokecherries to a boil, just barely covering with water. Boil 15-20 mins. on medium heat then mash thoroughly with a potato masher. Strain through a cloth bag (I use an old pillowcase) over night. Measure juice and add to heavy saucepan. Add sugar and bring to a boil stirring often. Boil 10 - 15 mins. Pour into sterilized jars and seal. Process in boiling water 10 mins. If berries are over-ripe you will have syrup (my favourite!) instead of jelly.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I love this syrup on pancakes or waffles.

 

 

 

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