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Berry or Cherry Jam in Small Batches
From Dorothy McNett's recipes at www.dorothymcnett.com. This is the perfect answer when you have some extra cherries, strawberries or raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and/or a combination that need to be used asap!
2 cups fresh cherries or strawberries, or other berries or combination
Wash and hull or pit the fruits. Slice into batter bowl. Add sugar and allow to stand 5 minutes. Mash well. Stir in pectin. Cook in microwave on full power for 4 minutes, then on half power 6 minutes. Stir. Mixture should be slightly thickened. It will thicken more as it cools. Pour into 2-3 hot glasses or cups. Cover and refrigerate. Use within 2-3 months.
Recipe created 2002-05-08.