This makes a lovely gift! Adapted from the Ball Blue Book of Canning. Apples are grown all over America. New England, Mid Atlantic, Canada, Mid West, Western, South.
- Combine apple juice and cinnamon sticks in a large saucepan. Simmer 5 minutes, and set aside. Next, combine the sugar and water in a medium saucepan. Boil to 260*F. Add apple juice and corn syrup to sugar syrup. Boil 5 minutes. Remove the cinnamon sticks. Stir in the lemon juice. Ladle the hot syrup into hot jars, leaving 1/4" headspace. Adust caps. Process in a boiling water canner 10 minutes.
- Yield: about 6 pints.
This delicious syrup was very easy to make and gave my home a lovely scent for the day. It truly would make a nice gift ~ Raffia could be used to attach dehydrated apple slices and a couple cinnamon sticks to your gift jar. Thank you Sharon!