Cherry Almond Jam
INGREDIENTS
  • 3 (12 ounce) bags frozen sweet cherries, thawed and drained
  • 3/4 cup almond liqueur
  • 3 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 package fruit pectin
  • 4 1/2 cups sugar
DIRECTIONS
  1. Finely chop cherries.
  2. In a large stainless or enamel pot add cherries, liqueur and lemon juice.
  3. Bring to a boil stirring frequently.
  4. Add sugar stirring until dissolved.
  5. Return to a rolling boil, stir in the pectin to dissolve and boil for 1 min stirring constantly.
  6. Remove from heat and skim.
  7. Ladle into clean hot jars leaving 1/4 inch head space.
  8. Process 10 minutes in a boiling water bath at altitudes up to 1000 feet.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Makes 6 half pints