|Ground Cherry Preserves
6 cups ground cherries, husked
1 cup water
8 cups sugar
1/4 cup lemon juice (2 lemons)
1 1/2 cups light corn syrup
Put fruit in large kettle. add water and bring to a boil; simmer for
10 minutes. Add sugar, lemon juice and syrup. Bring to a boil again;
simmer 30 minutes.
Remove from heat and let cool overnight. Next morning, heat to
boiling and pour into hot jars and seal.
Note: if you prefer thicker preserves, refrigerate again
overnight and heat to boiling in the morning. Then pour into hot
jars and seal.