Sour Cherry Jam

written by Mirriam Seddiq
3 · 06 · 21

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Sour Cherry Jam

Sour Cherry Jam

  • Author: MirriamSeddiq


This sour cherry jam is quick! We wanted to show you how simple it is by doing a YouTube #shorts video in under a minute! The depth of flavor on this recipe is special. The honey, lemon, and salt send your tongue in all kind of directions.




400 g Frozen Cherries

1/2 C Sugar

1 tsp Salt (coarse)

2 Tbs Honey

Juice of one lemon

1/2 Blood Orange segmented (can be regular orange)

Then, Juice of the other half of orange


Bring all to a rolling boil.

Let it reduce until thickened.


Before you started, put plate in freezer. 

Once you think reduced enough, put jam on plate. If jam drips down plate too fast, let it reduce more.

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Mirriam Seddiq

I am Mirriam Z. Seddiq, the Afghan Cook. I was born in Afghanistan and came to America as a when I was 18 months old. I am a criminal defense, personal injury, and immigration attorney. I started the first Muslim American Woman Political Action Committee, once owned a coffee shop and a restaurant, and currently am the CEO of the Komak Foundation which focuses its efforts on helping Afghan refugees.

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