This easy cherry jam recipe can be made with fresh or frozen cherries. It is exquisite and a great gift from your kitchen. Delicious with bread and butter.
Take advantage of that very short time you can find delicious and fresh cherries on the market and make this wonderful jam. It will keep for a very long time if you preserve it well.
Here is what you are going to need for this delectable and easy cherry jam recipe:
4 cups pitted and chopped sweet cherries
4 tablespoons lemon juice
¼ cup water
1 49 gr. pack pectin
5 cups granulated sugar
Prepare your jars and get them hot.
Place the chopped cherries in a heavy pot. Whisk in the lemon juice, water and pectin. Mix well. Bring to a boil, over high heat, constantly stirring. Add the sugar all at once and bring back to a rolling boil. Stir jam constantly for one minute. Turn off heat. Remove foam from the top of your jam.
Bottle and process as per jar instructions.
Dress up jar with a pretty label and a checkered piece of cloth over the lid. Give out as a gift or simply enjoy it yourself!