Canning Recipes




Cherry Rum Preserves
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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4 pound dark sweet cherries
1 pound granulated sugar
3/4 cup dark rum

Prepare 6 eight-ounce jars.

Wash, stem and pit cherries. In heavy saucepan, combine cherries and
sugar and cook over low heat for 1 1/2 hours. Watch carefully and and
stir often to prevent scorching. Remove from heat, let cool 5 minutes and
stir in rum.

Pack cherries into prepared jars. Cover and seal. Process in boiling
water bath 5 minutes.

Store in cool dark place for 1 month before using.

This recipe yields 6 half-pints.





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