Black Cherry Jam

Ingredients

4 cups Sugar
1 3/4 cups Pectin
4 pounds Dark sweet cherries
2 tablespoons Kirsch

Preparation

1
In a large pan dissolve the sugar in the apple pectin over low heat, stirring occaisionally to keep the sugar from sticking. Pit the cherries . Tie several of the pits in a piece of cheesecloth and crack them with a rolling pin. Add the cheesecloth bag to the pan. Bring the syrup in the pan to a boil and add the pitted cherries. Bring the syrup back to a boil, cook the mixture rapidly for 15 minutes or until the jellying point is reached.
2
Let it cool for 15 minutes. Discard the bag of pits. Stir in the kirsch.
3
Ladle the jam into warm sterilized jars and seal.

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Yield:

1.0 servings

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Friday, December 10, 2010 - 1:02am

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