Syrup Chokecherry by Leslie

Posted by: Leslie in AK 06-29-99 10:44 PM

Syrup Chokecherry Syrup

3 c. chokecherry juice
6 1/2 c. sugar
1 bottle liquid fruit pectin
1/4 tsp. almond extract ( opt.)

Pour juice into large kettle. Add sugar and stir to mix.

Place over high heat and bring to boil, stirring constantly.

Stir in pectin, bring to a full rolling boil and boil hard 1 minute stirring constantly.

Remove from heat and stir and skim for 5 minutes.

Add optional extract.

Pour into hot glasses/jars. cover with parraffin at once or adjust lids.

Process in boiling water bath 5 minutes.

Remove from canner and complete seals. Makes about 9 half-pints.

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