Cherry Chia Jam Recipe

The chia seed craze continues with this yummy Cherry Chia Jam Recipe. Just a few ingredients, a couple of minutes, and your jam will be cooling for you to use on your toast, puddings, ice cream and yogurts.

I know. I know. I’m obsessed. Everything Chia Seeds! So sorry, but this one is great for anyone who likes jam, wants to make their own, but really doesn’t want to make a huge massive amount of jam just for themselves.

This is really easy to make, and with only 4 ingredients, you should be able to make this without delay.

I use this in my plain yogurt to give it flavor, as a topping for my overnight oats, and as a topping for my plain chia pudding. It would work great as a filling for cakes as well.

Feeling adventurous today? Enjoy!

Cherry Chia Jam

By author Dish Ditty Recipes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups frozen dark sweet cherries
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch (mixed with 2 Tbl water)
  • 1/3 cup chia seeds

Directions

Step 1
In a medium sauce pan, bring cherries, water, lemon juice, honey and vanilla to a boil. Reduce heat and boil slowly for 3 minutes. Blend to desired smoothness, using either a regular or immersion blender.
Step 2
Add the chia seeds and continue the slow boil for another 2 minutes.
Step 3
In a small bowl, mix the cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water. Slowly add to the mixture, stirring while adding. Cook, stirring constantly, for one minute. Remove from heat and let cool. Refrigerate.

Cherry Chia Jam Recipe by Dish Ditty Recipes

Cherry Chia Jam

 

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