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20Bake Time

Cherry Jam

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  • Egg Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Nut Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

About the bake

Cherry jam is perfect for making in the summer when cherries are in season.

20Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Simmer the cherries in the water and lemon juice in the covered pan for 15 minutes.

  2. Step 2:

    Add the sugar and heat gently, stirring occasionally until the sugar has dissolved.

  3. Step 3:

    Bring to a full rolling boil and boil rapidly for 1 minute

  4. Step 4:

    Stir in the apple pectin and continue boiling for 1 minute.

  5. Step 5:

    Remove from the heat, skim if necessary, cool slightly, pot and cover.


  • For The Jam

    • 1.1kg Cherries (stoned)
    • 120ml Water
    • 3 tbsp Juice of one whole lemon
    • 1.4kg Silver Spoon White Granulated Sugar
    • 250ml Apple pectin


  • Large preserving pan
  • Sterlised jars and lids

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