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5 from 1 vote

Christmas Cheery Cherry Chutney

Course: Condiment
Author: Amanda McInerney of Lambs Ears and Honey


  • 1 kg pitted fresh cherries
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped candied ginger
  • 2 level Tbsp powdered ginger
  • 2 level Tbsp Chinese five spice powder
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2-3/4 whole nutmeg freshly grated


  • Place all ingredients in heavy based saucepan, cover, place over medium heat and bring to the boil.
  • Reduce to a simmer and cook until soft and thickened.
  • Remove cinnamon stick, cool, store in clean jars in the fridge.


I love ginger, so used quite a lot - you might want to tone that down, depending upon your personal preferences.