2.5 lbs (1.15kg) Stoned Cherries
1/4 Pint (150ml) Water
3 level tablespoons Lemon juice
3lb (1.4kg) Sugar
1 Bottle Certo

cherry jam

  • Simmer the cherries in the water and lemon juice in covered pan for 15 Minutes. Transfer to a really large pan before adding the sugar.
  • Add the sugar and heat gently, stirring occasionally until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Bring to a full rolling boil and boil rapidly for 1 – 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the Certo and continue boiling for 1 minute.
  • Remove from the heat, skim if necessary, cool slightly, pot and cover in the usual way.