Sour cherry jam. Put fruit and sugar in a large saucepan. Remove from heat and stir in liquid pectin. In a food processor, cover and process cherries in batches until finely chopped.
Use it as a cake filling, swirl it into Greek yogurt, or simply spread it on toast. In a large, deep, heavy-bottomed pot, combine cherries and lemon juice. Sour cherries have a relatively short season. You can cook Sour cherry jam using 3 ingredients and 1 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Sour cherry jam
- Prepare 6 cups of pitted sour cherries.
- It’s 2 1/2 cups of sugar.
- It’s 1/4 cup of lemon juice.
I've never found them in a grocery store but we visited a u-pick to pick raspberries and, to my delight, discovered three rows of sour cherry trees. Sour cherries are gems to find because although they aren't necessarily for snacking, they make some of the best jams and baked goods around. So, even if you can't find them at your grocers or. Working on this jam as we speak!
Sour cherry jam instructions
- In a heavy saucepan combine all ingredients and boil for 30 to 40 minutes. Stir often. Jam is finished when a dollop on a plate that has been cooled is of spreading consistency.
Im so excited to have found a recipe that calls for less sugar than most. Bought a couple little bags at a farmers market and then a dear neighbor brought over four baggies full. I have enough for a recipe and a half! Sour cherry jam is anything but sour! Also known as tart cherries or pie cherries, these bright red beauties pack the most cherry flavor.