Black Cherry Preserves

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READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
SERVES: 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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

  • Place the cherries in a pan, add the sugar and let stand in a cool place for 3 hours.
  • 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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