preserving ground cherries

Asked September 29, 2018, 12:11 PM EDT

can i can ground cherries or ground cherry juice just like canning other berries and juices?

Oregon food safety home food preservation

1 Response

As far as I know there is no research base times or methods for canning ground cherries. I would suggest you freeze the juice or freeze the ground cherries rather than canning them. You might also like to try drying them. They will keep for a long time in the refrigerator.

There are some jam, jelly and preserve recipes that would be safe to can since they are high in sugar as well as usually have lemon juice added.

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Nellie Oehler