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  • Makes 10 Cups
  • 30 mins prep
  • 25 mins cook

Real cherry jam

Real cherry jam

Real cherry jam, cherry recipe, brought to you by Woman's Day

Ingredients

Real cherry jam

  • 2 kg pitted, chopped cherries, stems removed
  • 2/3 cup dark rum or kirsch
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice, grated zest of 2 lemons
  • 4 cups sugar
  • brioche, fresh ricotta, to serve

Steps

Real cherry jam

  1. In a large, heavy-based saucepan, combine cherries, rum, zest and juice. Heat on medium and bring to a simmer. Cook 4-5 minutes, until cherries soften slightly.
  2. Reduce heat to low and add sugar. Cook, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Increase heat to medium and cook 15-20 minutes, stirring once or twice, until setting point is reached.
  3. Pour cherry jam into warm, sterilised jars and seal. Serve on brioche topped with a dollop of fresh ricotta.
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