Black Cherry Preserves

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READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
Recipe by GothicGranola

Marmellata di Ciliege - from 'The Silver Spoon Cookbook' I love cherries so this looked like a recipe I needed to keep. Yield is unknown.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cups black cherries, pitted
  • 4 12 cups sugar
  • 1 lemon, juice of, and strained


  1. Place the cherries in a pan, add the sugar and let stand in a cool place for 3 hours.
  2. Sprinkle the cherries with lemon juice and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for about 1 1/2 hours until the preserve is of an even consistency. Ladle into warm, sterilized glass jars while still hot and let cool, then seal tightly.

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