Recipes with gooseberries, figs and co. for the ultimate summer treat!

It’s finally here – the cherry season! Now we can enjoy the low-calorie and juicy fruits to the fullest! Cherry recipes simply taste like summer and the sweet fruit is indispensable in our kitchens. Whether it’s as pure as a refreshing snack, a cherry cake or delicious cocktails – as hobby chefs we naturally want to use the time and try out as many recipes with cherries as possible. For the ultimate treat, today we’ll show you how to make an irresistibly delicious cherry jam! After all, fruity jam on a roll or with pancakes is the breakfast classic, right? Whether with gooseberries, figs or even amaretto – our recipes for cherry jam sweeten our breakfast all year round and taste simply fantastic. So what are you waiting for? Read on and get to the stove!

Classic cherry jam recipe

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We have already shown you how to make aromatic blackcurrant jam yourself. Juicy cherries, preserving sugar and some time – that’s all you need for this delicious cherry jam recipe! And it’s that easy for you.

Ingredients for 6-7 glasses:

  • 1 kilo of cherries
  • 500 grams of canned sugar (2: 1)
  • 5 grams of citric acid
  • 1 packet vanilla sugar (optional)


  • Grubb and halve the cherries.
  • Mix jam sugar, citric acid and vanilla sugar in a large saucepan and leave in the fridge for 2 hours.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat and cook for 6-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove the stove and stir well.
  • Pour the still hot mass into sterilized jars, close and put the lid on for 20-30 minutes.
  • And you’re done – how easy it is to make cherry jam!

Cooking cherry jam without preserving sugar

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Do you want to make cherry jam without preserving sugar? We also have a suitable recipe for you! Some good alternatives that you can use as a substitute for jam are granulated sugar, citric acid, apple pectin, agar-agar or chia seeds. You need granulated sugar for the recipe for cherry jam.

Ingredients for 7-8 glasses:

  • 1.5 cherries
  • 700 grams of pearl sugar
  • 20 ml lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • Peel of 2 organic apples


  • Stone the cherries and keep in a large saucepan.
  • Add apple peel, lemon juice and sugar and stir well. Leave the mixture in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
  • Heat the mixture over medium-high heat, reduce the heat and simmer for 40-45 minutes until it is still runny but slightly gelled.
  • Take out the apple skins and pour the cherry jam into sterilized jars.
  • Close tightly and cover for 20 minutes.
  • And your cherry jam is ready without preserving sugar.

Recipe for gooseberries and cherry jam

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And now we will combine two of the tasty summer fruits and make a delicious gooseberry and cherry jam! Full of flavor and quick to make – the perfect addition to your breakfast!

Ingredients for 6-7 glasses:

  • 600 grams of cherries, hollowed out
  • 600 grams of gooseberries, cleaned
  • 500 grams of canned sugar (2: 1)
  • 1 packet vanilla sugar or 1 tablespoon vanilla extract


  • Puree the gooseberries finely with the blender.
  • Mix cherries, pureed gooseberries, vanilla sugar and canned sugar in a large saucepan and leave for 2 hours.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil and cook for 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Pour the gooseberry and cherry jam into the prepared jars, close and let it stand for 30 minutes.

Recipe for cherry jam with figs

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Do you love figs? Then you should definitely try our cherry jam with figs!

Ingredients for 5 glasses:

  • 800 grams of stoned cherries
  • 450 grams of figs
  • 1 kg canned sugar (1: 1)
  • The juice of 2 lemons


  • Wash, peel and slice the figs.
  • Mix all the ingredients together in a large saucepan and leave in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Pour the cherry and fig jam into the prepared jars and close tightly.
  • And here’s a little tip: it’s even more aromatic if you add some fresh mint to the cooked jam.

Cooking cherry jam with amaretto

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Do you like to experiment in the kitchen? How about cooking the cherry jam with amaretto? Irresistibly delicious and full of flavor – this is a very special fruit spread for the perfect summer treat!

Ingredients for 6 glasses:

  • 1000 grams of stoned cherries
  • 60 ml amaretto
  • 350 grams of canned sugar (3: 1)
  • The juice of 1 lemon


  • Mix cherries, sugar and lemon juice in a large saucepan and puree with the hand mixer. If you like small pieces in the jam, you can only puree half.
  • Leave the mixture covered in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
  • Bring to the boil and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 6-8 minutes.
  • Finally add the amaretto, stir and pour into the prepared glasses.
  • And your cherry jam with amaretto is ready!

Make healthy cherry jam without sugar

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Just because you care about your diet does not mean you have to give up this delicious fruit spread. Instead, just cook a healthy cherry jam, and no sugar at all! Add some delicious keto pancakes and your healthy breakfast is ready!

Ingredients for 3 glasses:

  • 600 grams of stoned cherries
  • 50 grams of chia seeds
  • 30 grams of maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • The juice of 1 lemon


  • In a large saucepan, boil cherries, lemon juice and vanilla extract over medium-high heat.
  • Reduce heat and cook, stirring constantly, until fruit is tender, 5-7 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and add the maple syrup.
  • Allow to cool slightly and puree with a hand mixer.
  • Add the chia seeds, stir and leave to infuse for 15-20 minutes.
  • Pour into jars and close tightly.
  • Enjoy!

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