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easy cherry chia jam

3 Ingredient Cherry Chia Jam.

This cherry chia jam is easy to make, and so delicious when spread on toast or muffins!

Cuisine Dairy Free, gluten free, vegan.
Keyword chia seed jam, refrigerator jam
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 42 kcal


  • 2 cups sweet cherries
  • 2 ½ Tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup


  1. Rinse and pick over the sweet cherries. Pit the cherries, using a cherry pitter or a knife.

  2. Place the pitted cherries in a pot and cook over medium heat for about 5-6 minutes, until they soften.

  3. Use a potato masher to mash the cooked cherries.

  4. Stir in the maple syrup and chia seeds. Pour the jam into glass jars. This recipe filled one pint jar and one half pint jar.

  5. Allow the jam to cool before placing in the refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

Store chia jam in the refrigerator for up to one week.

You can freeze this jam, just place it in freezer bags or freezer containers. You can freeze it for up to 3 months.

You can use any berry you like! If cherries aren't your thing, try blueberries or strawberries.

Nutrition Facts
3 Ingredient Cherry Chia Jam.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 42
% Daily Value*
Potassium 82mg2%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Vitamin C 1.9mg2%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.