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Sour Cherry Jam

Course: Spreads
Cuisine: Caribbean
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 4 cups sour cherries West India gooseberries
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 ½ cups water


  • Wash the sour cherries and the bay leaves.
  • Place in a deep pot. Add sugar and water.
  • Boil for 45 minutes under medium heat stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.
  • When it achieves a reddish brown colour and is syrupy, turn off stove and leave to cool.
  • Place in a sterilized bottle and refrigerate when cool.