Coriander and Honey Jelly

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by JenSmith

Another recipe from "Preserving the Harvest." I am going to try it in a couple of months, when the weather cools down.

Top Review by Mary Austin

Jen - I wish you would have tried this recipe before posting. We all love the taste of coriander so I was excited to try it. Unless one "harvests" coriander seeds, this is a very expensive jelly to make, it didn't set up, and it tastes too horrible to drink. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups water
  • 13 cup coriander seed, bruised with the back of a spoon
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 14 cup fresh lemon juice, strained
  • 14 cup mild honey
  • 1 (1 3/4 ounce) package dry pectin


  1. Boil the water and coriander seeds for 2 minutes in a 3-quart saucepan. Let stand, covered, for 6 hours or overnight.
  2. Strain the infusion through a coffee filter and return 2 1/2 cups of the liquid to the pan.
  3. Add the sugar, lemon juice, and honey. Mix well. Boil hard and add the pectin.
  4. Bring to a boil again and boil for exactly 1 minute (use a timer). Remove from the heat and skim off any foam with a metal spoon that has been dipped in ice water.
  5. Pour into four sterilized half-pint jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
  6. Wipe rims of the jars clean and place the hot lids on the jars (follow manufacturer's instructions). Place rings on jars and tighten with your fingertips until closed.
  7. Process for 5 minutes in a boiling-water bath. Adjust for altitude, if necessary.

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