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Quick Sweet Cherry Jam

Making your own jam is delicious and rewarding. It is easy and done in NO TIME and is a treat worth making each summer. Fresh cherries are the perfect fruit that are probably sitting in your fridge already. Cherry Jam will make people swoon on any baked breads or cookies. It also makes a great gift!
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Course: Condiments
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 12 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Servings: 32 servings
Calories: 88.4kcal
Author: Megan Porta


  • 4 cups fresh Bing cherries pitted and chopped
  • 3 cups sugar
  • Juice from 1/2 of a lemon


  • Add the cherries, sugar and lemon juice to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Continue to boil, stirring frequently, for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the jam sticks to the back of a spoon.
  • Pour into mason jars, seal tightly and let cool completely in the refrigerator. Good for 4-6 weeks in the refrigerator, or in the freezer for 6 months.


Calories: 88.4kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.77g | Protein: 0.22g | Fat: 0.04g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 4.73mg | Fiber: 0.43g | Sugar: 21.98g
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