Yield: 8 servings
|10 cups||Sweet black cherries, with stems and pits|
|1 cup||Cider vinegar|
|½ cup||Brown sugar, firmly packed|
|2 tablespoons||Pickling salt|
Wash cherries and set out on paper towels to dry. In heavy saucepan or preserving kettle, combine water, vinegar, sugar and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Pack cherries into hot, sterilized jars. Ladle syrup over top, leaving ⅛ inch headspace.
Seal immediately in 8oz jars and process 10 minutes in boiling water bath. Makes about 8 cups... Source: Canadian Living