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    Cherry-Currant Jam

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs

    1 hrs 15 mins

    45 mins

    Jenny Sanders's Note:

    Summer in a jar! Currants add zip to the cherries and help ensure a good set. I've tried a number of different gadgets to pit cherries, and within 5 minutes I generally revert to using my fingers. A tedious job but well worth it.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 144

    Yield:

    250ml j ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Pit the cherries, and chop them roughly if desired.
    2. 2
      Wash the currants and put them in a sauce pan with the water.
    3. 3
      Cover them and bring them to a boil, stirring gently, until they are all popped.
    4. 4
      Press them through a sieve, and reserve the puree.
    5. 5
      Discard the skins, stems and seeds.
    6. 6
      Mix the currant puree, cherries, and sugar in a large pot.
    7. 7
      Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, until the sugar dissolves.
    8. 8
      Boil hard until the mixture reaches the gell stage, about 20 minutes.
    9. 9
      Remove from the heat and skim.
    10. 10
      Seal in sterilized jars.
    11. 11
      Process in boiling water for 5 minutes.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 26, 2005

      55

      Mmmm! Just so happened I picked tons of sour cherries and red currant berries this summer. I will definitely make this again. I put them in 8 oz. jars and it made 6 of them.

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    • on July 01, 2004

      55

      Outstanding! Can't wait to appreciate it all the more in January. Jenny, this is worth the tedium of picking every teeny currant and pitting the endless cherries. I used Splenda and it worked beautifully. My "jam" may be a bit thinner than some but it was just fine for spreading once it had cooled. I froze it in 6oz. custard cups, popped the jam out of the cups while frozen and stored it in a freezer bag to be retrieved one at a time as I want it. It's going to be marvelous on Steve G's Protein Pancakes #14344.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cherry-Currant Jam

    Serving Size: 1 (24 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 144

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 39.1
     
    Calories from Fat 0
    60%
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 1.0 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.0 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    1%
    Sugars 7.1 g
    28%
    Protein 0.1 g
    0%

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