Quick Grape Jelly

Total Time
30 mins
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From The Southern Living Cookbook. A very simple jelly using bottled grape juice. Goes together in no time, so it's perfect for last minute gift ideas or beginning jelly makers. Uses hot water bath canning.

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  • 2 cups bottled unsweetened grape juice
  • 3 12 cups sugar
  • 1 (3 ounce) package liquid pectin


  1. Combine grape juice and sugar in a large Dutch Oven; bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  2. Stir in pectin; boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  3. Remove 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. Process in boiling water bath 5 minutes.