Cherry Jam | How to make Cherry Jam

By Sujata Limbu  |  17th Dec 2015  |  
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About Cherry Jam Recipe

You can prepare this delicious jam recipe easily at home instead of opting for store ones.

The delicious and mouthwatering Cherry Jam is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Cherry Jam is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Cherry Jam. Sujata Limbu shared Cherry Jam recipe which can serve 10 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Cherry Jam. Try this delicious Cherry Jam recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Sujata Limbu of Cherry Jam by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Cherry Jam can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Cherry Jam with other users

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Ingredients to make Cherry Jam

  • 800 grams black or red cherries, pitted and stones reserved
  • 400 grams jam sugar
  • 2 lemons juice and zest, finely grated
  • 100ml water

How to make Cherry Jam

  1. Take a large pan, add the cherries with water, lemon zest and juice. Also take the cherry stones and tie them in a muslin cloth then add in to the pan.
  2. Bring this to a boil then simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes till the cherries become soft.
  3. Take out the muslin bag and squeeze the juice in it. Next add the jam sugar and continue stirring till it completely dissolves. Then bring this mixture to boil for about 10 minutes or so.
  4. Switch off the stove and remove the pan. You can test the setting point by pouring a drop of jot jam on a cold plate.
  5. Let it cool for about 5 minutes, then put your finger through the jam, if it wrinkles then it is ready. However, if the jam is runny, boil it for another few minutes and do the test again.
  6. Once cooked, let it cool down for about 10 minutes. Also remember to skim any scum from the surface with the help of a spoon.
  7. Carefully pour this hot jam into warm jars and seal it tightly.
  8. Serve with a slice of toast for best taste.

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