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Easy Cherry Marmalade recipe via flouronmyface.com

Cherry Marmalade Recipe


Description

This Cherry Marmalade recipe is so good I could eat it straight from the jar. Forget about smearing a spoonful of it on a biscuit or bagel. This stuff is awesome. It tastes divine on vanilla ice cream.


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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs fresh sweet cherries, pitted
  • 2/3 cup chopped medium orange
  • 3 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter (optional)

Instructions

  1. Rinse cherries and orange.
  2. Stem and pit cherries.
  3. Cut orange in half and remove seeds.
  4. Finely chop orange pulp and peel.
  5. Measure 2/3 cup of chopped orange.
  6. Place all the ingredients into a large saucepan on low and stir until sugar has dissolved.
  7. Increase heat to medium-high and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  8. Cook rapidly to the jelling point (220 F. degrees on a candy thermometer), stirring constantly.
  9. Remove the pot from the heat and skim foam.
  10. Fill half pint jars with the hot mixture, leaving 1/4-inch head space.
  11. Wipe jar rims with a damp paper towel and put lids on each jar.
  12. Process in a hot water bath for 15 minutes.

Notes

Calories are for a 1/2 pint jar of marmalade.

  • Category: Preserves
  • Method: Hot Water Bath Canning
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 570
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