Canning Recipes




Cherry Jam With Powdered Pectin
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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4 cups ground or finely-chopped pitted cherries
(abt 3 lbs or 2 one-quart boxes of
sour cherries)
1 package powdered pectin
5 cups sugar

To prepare fruit. Sort and wash fully ripe cherries; remove stems and
pits. Grind cherries or chop fine.

To make jam. Measure prepared cherries into a kettle. Add pectin and
stir well. Place on high heat and, stirring constantly, bring quickly to
a full boil with bubbles over the entire surface.

Add sugar, continue stirring, and heat again to a full bubbling boil.
Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; skim.

Pour immediately into hot, sterile canning jars to 1/4-inch from top.
Seal and process 5 minutes in boiling water bath.

This recipe yields 6 half-pint jars.





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