Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Posted in response to a forum discussion. While this recipe is written in an old-fashioned way, it is perfectly safe if processed using modern methods. If you are unfamiliar with these techniques, please go to for the current information.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the oranges into very thin slices, remove the seeds, place in a deep saucepan and cover with water.
  2. Cook till skins are tender.
  3. Stem and clean chokecherries.
  4. Strain cherries through a food mill to remove pits.
  5. Add pulp to cooked orange slices and mix, then add spices, lemon juice and sugar.
  6. Mix thoroughly and simmer over a low heat till thick.
  7. Mixtures will clarify a little when ready.
  8. Remove from heat and spoon mixture into hot, sterile jelly jars and seal.

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