Rhubarb Jam With Fruit

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Cindi Bauer

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@DomesticGoddess

I got this recipe from a friend about 30 years ago, and after the friend had also given me an abundance of rhubarb from her garden. This is a very easy jam to make. I love the added crushed pineapple, and maraschino cherries in this jam.

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Serves:
8 (half pints)
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 6 cups
    finely chopped rhubarb
  • 4 cups
    granulated sugar
  • 1 (8 oz.)
    can crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1/2 cup
    chopped maraschino cherries (l just cut the cherries in half)
  • 1 (6 oz.)
    box strawberry gelatin

How to Make Rhubarb Jam With Fruit

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, add the rhubarb and sugar; stir to coat evenly.
  2. Cover the bowl, and place it in the refrigerator overnight.
  3. The next morning, place the rhubarb mixture in a large kettle, and bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat.
  4. Lower the heat just a bit, and gently boil for 15 minutes (stirring constantly).
  5. Add the undrained crushed pineapple, the chopped maraschino cherries, and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Turn off the stove, then add the dry gelatin powder to the kettle; mix well.
  7. Transfer the jam to the sterilized glass jars, and cover with the lids.
  8. Cool the jam to room temperature, before storing it in the refrigerator or freezer.

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