Chokecherry Syrup

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

Chokecherry Syrup

3 cups chokecherry juice
6 1/2 cups 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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