This Cherry Raspberry Jam Recipe makes a delectable cooked jam using two fruits that compliment each other amazingly!
If you are searching for a recipe to make your own homemade jam using raspberries and cherries, you've found a great choice recipe here!
Who can resist a spoonful of this jam on a toast or muffin for a scrumptious breakfast or brunch?
Use fresh dark sweet, or tart red cherries.
1 1/2 pounds of dark sweet or tart red cherries
4 cups red raspberries
7 cups granulated sugar
2 tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 of a 6-ounce size pkg. liquid fruit pectin
Remove the stems from the cherries.
Pit and coarsely chop the cherries, and measure out 2 cups.
Crush the raspberries, and measure out 3 cups.
In a large size kettle or a Dutch oven size pan, combine the 2 cups of chopped cherries, the 3 cups of crushed raspberries, sugar and lemon juice.
Bring the mixture to a full rolling boil (a boil that cannot be stirred down), and boil hard, uncovered for 1 minute. Be sure to stir constantly to avoid sticking and burning.
Remove from heat, and stir in the liquid fruit pectin.
Skim off the foam with a metal spoon.
Ladle at once into hot, clean jars, leaving 1/4 headspace.
Wipe jar rims, and adjust lids.
Process in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes, starting the timer when the water returns to boiling).
Makes about 8 to 9 half-pint jars of cherry raspberry jam.Store jam in a cool, dry place.
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