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Spiced Cherry Preserves

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Ingredients
  Sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Canned red tart pitted cherries 3 Pound, drained (Three 1 Pound Each Cans)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Red food coloring 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon stick 3 Inch
  Whole cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Liquid fruit pectin 6 Ounce
Directions

Combine all ingredients except the fruit pectin in a 4 to 6-quart kettle and mix well.
Bring to a rolling boil and boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Add pectin all at once and bring to a boil, then remove from heat.
Skim off the foam and cool for 5 minutes, skimming and stirring to distribute fruit.
Ladle into sterilized jars or glasses.
Cover immediately with paraffin.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Storage: 
Preserving
Ingredient: 
Cherry

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