Canning Recipes




Maraschino Cherries
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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5 pounds sweet cherries -- pitted
(Bing or Royal Anne cherries)
4 pounds sugar
2 teaspoons red food coloring
4 teaspoons almond extract
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Put cherries and sugar into a large saucepan, stir gently until juices
begin to form, and cook slowly until thick. Remove from heat and add food
coloring, almond extract and lemon juice.

Cook 10 to 15 minutes longer, then pack hot in sterilized jars. Seal with
sterilized lids and rings. Process in boiling water bath 20 minutes.
Cool, test the seal (the jars are completely sealed if the lid is
concave), store in a cool dark place to preserve the rich color.

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