This old fashioned Cherry Pineapple Jam recipe is a delicious way to use summer fruits to create variety in your food storage pantry all year round. The best jams are the one’s you make yourself to share with family and friends.
3 quarts cherries
Sugar 2/3 cup sugar for each cup of fruit or 1/3 cup of honey for each cup of fruit
Wash, drain and pit cherries; put through food chopper. Reserve juice from cherries for other use such as sauce for puddings or ice cream, or as a drink. Peel, dice and shred pineapple. Mix with ground cherries. Measure mixed fruits; add two-thirds cup sugar for each cup of fruit. Mix well and let stand 1 hour. Place over heat and let slowly come to the boiling point. Cook gently until thick, 35 to 45 minutes. Pour into hot jars and seal at once. Process in water bath canning pot for 15 minutes.
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