- 1 quart sweet black cherries, chopped and pitted
- 1 3-ounce package powdered pectin
- ¼ cup lemon juice
- ¼ cup cherry liqueur
- 4 ½ cups sugar
Put all ingredients except sugar in a large pan. Bring to a boil, stirring regularly. Add sugar; continue stirring until completely dissolved.
Continue boiling 2 minutes after sugar dissolves; ladle into hot jars, leaving ¼ headspace. Cap and process 10 minutes in hot-water bath.
Makes 3 pints.