Fresh Cherry Preserves

Take advantage of summer's cherry supply with this simple cherry preserves recipe.

Yield: Makes 2 cups
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 153
  • Calories from fat: 4%
  • Protein: 0.9g
  • Fat: 0.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 38g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Sodium: 0.6mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh cherries, rinsed, pitted, and halved or very coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Preparation

  1. 1. In a 3- to 4-quart pan, combine cherries, sugar, and lemon juice. Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and cherries are juicy, about 10 minutes. Adjust heat to maintain a low simmer and stir occasionally until mixture has thickened, about 40 minutes.
  2. 2. Stir in almond extract and pour preserves into a bowl. Chill, uncovered, until cold, about 4 hours. Cover and chill for up to 3 weeks.
  3. Nutritional analysis per 1/4 cup.
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