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pineapple upside down "cake" in a jar

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Michaela Blake
New Philadelphia, OH

This great jam has everything but the cake. It is also freezer jam so it's super easy. I think it would be awesome on icecream.

★★★★★ 2
serves 5 (8 oz) half pint jars

Ingredients For pineapple upside down "cake" in a jar

  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 5 Tbsp
    ball* realfruit* instant pectin
  • 2 (20oz) can
    crushed pineapple (in its own juice), drained
  • 1/4 c
    maraschino cherries, finely chopped
  • 1/8 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 5 (8oz)
    ball* plastic freezer jars

How To Make pineapple upside down "cake" in a jar

  • 1
    STIR sugars and pectin in a bowl until well blended.
  • 2
    ADD pineapple, cherries and vanilla extract. Stir 3 minutes.
  • 3
    LADLE jam into clean jars to fill line. Twist on lids. Let stand until thickened, about 30 minutes. Label.
  • 4
    FREEZE up to 1 year.