Homemade Jam Recipe | Canning Cherry Jam

Canning Cherry Jam

Ingredients:
4 1/2 c. fully ripe cherries, pitted and finely chopped*
7 c. sugar
2 pouches liquid pectin
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Instructions:
  1. *You can either remove the pits by hand or you can use a cherry pitter like this one from Norpro. It’s about $20, and will make your job oh so much easier!
  2. Measure chopped cherries into a large sauce pan. Add sugar, stirring well. Place on high heat. Stirring constantly, bring to a full boil with bubbles over the entire surface. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in the liquid pectin. Skim with a metal spoon.
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Canning Instructions:
  1. Immediately pour hot jam into hot, sterile jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace. You can easily measure the headspace with this inexpensive canning funnel.
  2. Wipe rims of jars with a dampened clean paper towel. Screw on lids. Place the jars in your boiling water canner and make sure the jars are covered with 1-2 inches of water.
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For Full Instruction: creativehomemaking.com

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