Cherry Jam III

Cherry Jam III
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: British
  • 2.95kg (6½ lb) dark (Morello) cherries
  • Juice of 3 lemons
  • 1.6kg (3½ lb) sugar
  1. Wash and then stone the cherries.
  2. Place the stones in a muslin bag.
  3. Put the bag of cherry stones in the pan, with the cherries and lemon juice.
  4. Simmer gently over low heat until the juices begin to run and the fruit is tender.
  5. Remove the muslin bag, and stir in the sugar.
  6. Bring to the boil and boil rapidly until setting point is reached.
  7. Remove from the heat, skim any scum from the surface, pour into pre-heated jars, cover and seal whilst still hot.

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