Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 15 mins

Found this on the side of the Ball Canning lid box. I prefer using mint. It is a really easy recipe and my family loves this jelly.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare home canning jars and lids according to manufacturer's instructions.
  2. Combine apple juice and pectin is a large saucepan.
  3. Tie herbs in a cheesecloth bag and add to juice mixture.
  4. Bring mixture to a boil over high heat.
  5. Add sugar until dissolved.
  6. Return to a rolling boil.
  7. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  8. Discard cheesecloth bag.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Skim foam, if necessary.
  11. Ladle hot jelly into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
  12. Wipe jar rim clean.
  13. Place lid on jar with sealing compound next to glass.
  14. Screw band down evenly and firmly.
  15. Process 5 minutes in a boiling water canner.
Most Helpful

Made this recipe using lemon basil for half and cinnamon basil for the other half. Using fruit from the yard, the juice was about 1/3 pear and 2/3 apple. What a stunning flavor and it looks as though it will set up perfectly. Thank you!

dogsandwoods September 07, 2009