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    Basil Jelly

    Basil Jelly. Photo by Maryland Jim

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    10 mins

    35 mins

    Maryland Jim's Note:

    This is a excellent jelly. Very easy to make. Note, the original recipe called for green food coloring but I like the almost clear coloring. Note: This recipe won First Place in the Miscellanous Jelly Class and a Special Award at this year's Maryland State Fair. It is good!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    1/2 pin ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place the basil leaves, lemon juice and vinegar in an 8-10 quart sauce pot.
    2. 2
      Let the basil, lemon juice and vinegar stand while you are measuring the water and sugar.
    3. 3
      Add the water and heat almost to a boil, stirring to blend, then add sugar all at once.
    4. 4
      Stir to dissolve sugar.
    5. 5
      Bring to a hard boil.
    6. 6
      Add both pouches of Certo, stir to mix and return to a hard boil.
    7. 7
      Boil for 1 minute or until jelly point is reached.
    8. 8
      Remove from heat.
    9. 9
      Remove basil leaves with a slotted spoon.
    10. 10
      Pour immediately into hot sterilized 1/2 pint jars.
    11. 11
      Seal and process for 10 minutes in boiling water bath.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 08, 2013

      55

      My first time ever making jelly, Someone told me about basil jelly and I had a ton of fresh garden basil. So I found this recipe and made it. Was easy and it turned out great. I used liquid pectin as I was told as others have said here that basil jelly works best with liquid.

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    • on January 25, 2012

      55

      Awonderful and easy jelly to make.
      I am new to making jellies and thought this might not turn out so well, but it was fantastic.
      Not and overpowering vinegar taste like I expected, but has a very subtle basil taste, which seems to get better as it cools.
      I used some green colouring ....but fear I may have used a little too much, it did turn out a darker green, so next time I may not use colouring, or if I do onlt the tiniest of drops.
      No wonder this recipe won an award.
      Thanks for sharing this recipe Maryland Jim, it is awesome.

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    • on November 22, 2009

      55

      Very good! Made this to use up some garden basil, added a chopped jalapeño for some heat. Used with cream cheese on crackers, yummy.

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    Nutritional Facts for Basil Jelly

    Serving Size: 1 (2240 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 852.1
     
    Calories from Fat 0
    28%
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 6.8 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 217.9 g
    72%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    2%
    Sugars 216.4 g
    865%
    Protein 0.2 g
    0%

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