Sour Cherry Jam

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by NoraMarie

I think I got this off the net a long time ago. I have also made it with semi sweet cherries and it was very good.

Top Review by rysharen

I will make this soon as I have a large bag of frozen cherries. My question is... When measuring the 4 cups of cherries is this before or after chopping up the cherries?

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 lbs sour cherries (about 4 cups)
  • 7 cups sugar
  • 6 ounces liquid fruit pectin
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract


  1. Wash, stem, and pit cherries.
  2. Chop them small pieces.
  3. Put fruit and sugar in a large saucepan.
  4. Boil hard for 1 minute.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in liquid pectin.
  6. Skin 5 minutes.Add almond extract,.
  7. Put in jars and seal with hot lids.
  8. I sometime do a 5 minute hot bath, but not everytime.

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