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Quick Whole Cherry Jam

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Ingredients
  Pitted sweet cherries 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemon 2 , juiced (1/4 Cup)
  Kirsch/Brandy 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Liquid fruit pectin 1 Bottle (1 l)
  Almond extract 3 Drop
Directions

Mix cherries and 2 cups sugar together in a heavy medium-size saucepan and bring slowly to a boil, stirring often.
Cover, and simmer on low to medium heat until cherries can be pierced with a toothpick, about 6 minutes.
Transfer to a large saucepan and add lemon juice, Kirsch and 5 cups sugar.
Bring to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly.
Boil 1 minute.
Skim if necessary, then lift from heat and stir in the pectin.
Stir quickly for 1 minute.
Add extract and ladle into hot well-drained sterilized jars.
Cover with hot melted paraffin.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Interest: 
Quick

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