Sour Cherry Jam
Recipe type: Spreads
Cuisine: Caribbean
  • 4 cups sour cherries (West India gooseberries)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2½ cups water
  1. Wash the sour cherries and the bay leaves.
  2. Place in a deep pot. Add sugar and water.
  3. Boil for 45 minutes under medium heat stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.
  4. When it achieves a reddish brown colour and is syrupy, turn off stove and leave to cool.
  5. Place in a sterilized bottle and refrigerate when cool.
Recipe by Simply Trini Cooking at