Cherry Berry Jelly
Yummy homemade jelly made from cherries and 3 berries. A wonderful jelly and a great use for all those cherries you are harvesting from your trees.
(washed, pitted, and chopped into quarters)
small canning bands
new small canning lids
Wash your jars, rings, and lids
Prepare waterbath canner, jars, and lids according to manufacturer's instructions.
Combine prepared fruit with lemon juice and sugar in a 8-quart (large) saucepan.
Bring mixture to a full rolling boil (one that cannot be stirred down) over medium to high heat, stirring frequently,
Add liquid pectin, squeezing entire content from pouch into the fruit/sugar mixture.
Return to a hard boil and boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat.
Ladle hot jam/jelly into warm jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
Wipe rims clean.
Center lids on jars, apply bands and tighten to fingertip tight.
Place filled jars in canner assuring jars are covered with 1 to 2 inches of water.
Place lid on canner and bring water to a gentle, steady boil.
Process jars for 10 minutes, turn off heat, remove canner lid, and let jars stand for 5 minutes.
Remove jars and let cool.
Check lids for seal after 24 hours. Hopefully you heard a sealing pop.
Store jars in a cool, dry place.
*I used Kirtland's Triple Berries (partially thawed)