Apple Jelly

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by LonghornMama

From The Southern Living Cookbook. Very simple jelly, perfect for the beginner. Great for last minute gift baskets. Uses hot water bath canning.

Top Review by Tiny kitchen

Found this to be too sugary sweet, not enough apple flavor. Set beautifully, but i'll keep looking for a stronger apple tasting jelly.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups apple juice
  • 1 (1 3/4 ounce) package dry pectin
  • 5 cups sugar

Directions

  1. Combine apple juice and pectin in a large Dutch oven; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add sugar and bring to a full, rolling boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  3. Remove mixture from heat, and skim off foam with a metal spoon.
  4. Quickly pour hot jelly into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/2 inch headspace; wipe jar rims. Cover at once with metal lids and screw on bands.
  5. Process in boiling water bath 5 minutes.

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