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Cherry Chia Jam Recipe

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.

Cherry Chia Jam

By author Dish Ditty Recipes


  • 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


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.

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 Recipe by Dish Ditty Recipes
Cherry Chia Jam


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