Sour Cherries in Light Syrup

sour cherries


  • 9 pounds of sour cherries, washed and pitted
  • 8 pounds of sugar
  • 4 cups of water
  • Jars, washed in hot water and ready to use

sour cherries


  • In a big pan heat up 4 cups of water and 8 pounds of sugar. Stir occasionally until becomes clear.

sour cherries

  • Put washed and pitted sour cherries in a big pan or dish (heat safe). Pour the clear syrup over the cherries and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes on low heat.
  • Turn off the heat and let the cherries completely cool down.

sour cherry

  • Heat up cherries, bring to a boil and turn off the heat. Let them cool down once again.

sour cherries

  • Bring to a boil one more time. This time don’t need to cool down just put in jars.

sour cherries

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