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Black Cherry Jam - Conserve Method
A delicious easy cherry jam made using the conserve method, so preserving the fruit in its whole form. No need to use jam sugar with added pectin - just add a little lemon juice to help the fruit set. Gluten Free.
Servings: 100 servings
- 1200 g Stoned cherries - (6 cups)
- 1000 g Sugar - (5 cups)
- 2 tbs Lemon juice
Stone the cherries. This is best done with a cherry stoner. Make sure the stone is removed from each fruit.
One third of the fruit - about two cups into quarters
Put in a bowl cover with sugar add lemon juice. Stir. Cover and leave.
Cook at a rolling boil until setting point of 105C and test by placing a teaspoon onto a frozen plate. If it sets, the jam is ready to be transferred to sterilized jars.
- Makes 5-6 jars
- This recipe is 3 Weight Watchers Smart Points per portion
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
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Calories: 44kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Potassium: 20mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 2mg