HOMEMADE CHERRY JAM

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Prepare time : 30 -60  minutes

Cook time : 1 hour

Level : Medium

INGREDIENTS :

2 kg sour cherry , rinse the cherries and remove the stems using the hands or cherry pitter .

6 Cup sugar 1/2 Lemon juice 1 Cup water

DIRECTIONS : Put the cherries and sugar in a large pot ,cover the pot and set a side about  3 hour or more .

Then add  1 cup water and cook the cherries to medium heat until sugar has dissolved 5 minutes .  Simmer it until cherry juice bubble up .

Place a strainer  above  a large bowl  .Then remove the cherries from the cherry juice with heatproof spatula .

Put the cherries in the strainer . Pour the strained cherry juice in the pot from the bowl .

Stirring  frequently it and simmer it until a bit  thick  and looks like it is beginning to thick .

Test it ,put a little jam in a small plate ,let it cool and if it is like thick soup, you put cherries in pot again , stir it 5 minutes and add lemon juice ,it will help the jam to become thick .

Test it again, it is thickening or  it is not .

The jam is cooked remove the pot from heat . Let it cool .Then place the cherry jam in a dry jar  .

Bon appetite!

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