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Sour Cherries in Light Syrup

Servings: 10
Calories: 1710kcal


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


  • In a big pan heat up 4 cups of water and 8 pounds of sugar. Stir occasionally until mixture becomes clear.
  • 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.
  • Heat up cherries, bring to a boil and turn off the heat. Let them cool down once again.Bring to a boil one more time. This time don’t need to cool down just put them in the jars.


Calories: 1710kcal | Carbohydrates: 441g | Protein: 3g | Sodium: 37mg | Potassium: 395mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 362g | Vitamin A: 59.3% | Vitamin C: 9.9% | Calcium: 4.7% | Iron: 30.9%