Barberry Jelly

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Total Time
1hr
Prep
1 hr
Cook
0 mins

A great jelly made from barberries

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Use only fully ripened fruit.
  2. Wash and stem the fruit and measure 8 cups worth.
  3. Place the fruit into a saucepan and mash.
  4. Add 1 cup of cold water and cook over moderate heat till the juice starts to flow (up to 10 minutes).
  5. Strain the juice through a jelly bag, and for each cup of juice add 1½ cups of sugar.
  6. Place the juice in a deep saucepan and mix in the sugar.
  7. Place over a high heat and bring to a boil. Hold at the boil for 15 minutes or till the mixture passes the jell sheeting test.
  8. Stir the mixture constantly in order to prevent the bottom from burning.
  9. Remove the mixture, skim off the red foam and pour the jelly into hot sterilized jelly jars.
  10. Seal while hot.