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                         MICROWAVE CHERRY PRESERVES
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Jams
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       c            Pitted red cherries
    1       c            Water
    2       ts           Lemon juice
    3       c            Sugar
      1/4   c            Powdered pectin
      1/2   ts           Almond extract
 
   Combine cherries, water, lemon juice and pectin in a 3-quart, microwave
   safe bowl.  Cover with plastic wrap or waxed paper and bring to a boil in
   the microwave oven on high setting (about 8 minutes).  Remove from the oven
   and stir in remaining ingredients.  Cover; place in the microwave oven; and
   return to a boil on high setting (about 6 minutes). Stir and return to
   microwave, uncovered.  Cook 3 minutes.  Stir and return to microwave oven,
   uncovered.  Cook 3 minutes or until preserves sheet from spoon. Remove from
   oven; skim foam if necessary.  Pour hot into hot jars, leaving 1/4 inch
   head space.  Adjust caps.  Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath. Do not
   attempt to process in microwave oven. Yield: about 3 half pints.
   
   From: Ball Blue Book Shared By: Pat Stockett
  
 
 
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