Nanking Cherry Jam/Jelly

Recipe by Scutch
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 6 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make Juice.
  • Combine cherries, apple and water in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 35 minutes. Mash mixture occasionally while cooking.
  • Strain through a cheesecloth for 8 hours for jelly, or squeeze through a colander to remove the seeds for jam.
  • Bring 4 cups of juice/pulp to full rolling boil and boil for 2 minutes.
  • Add 3 1/2 - 4 cups of sugar, mix well.
  • Bring back to a full rolling boil and boil for 4 minutes.
  • Add 1 pouch of liquid pectin and lemon juice.
  • Stir for 5 minutes.
  • Pour into hot sterile jars, process for 5 minutes or put into freezer when cool. This may take up to 24 hours to set.
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