Remake Directions for Jam or Jelly

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

How to remake unset jam or jelly.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. How To Measure Precisely:
  2. To get exact level cup measures of sugar, spoon sugar into dry metal or plastic measuring cups, then level by scraping excess sugar from top of cup with a straight-edged knife.
  3. CERTO Remake Directions for Cooked Jam or Jelly:.
  5. Boil a jar on rack in large pot filled with water 10 minutes.
  6. Place a flat lid in saucepan with water. Bring to boil.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Let jar and lid stand in hot water until ready to fill with Trial Batch.
  9. Drain well before filling.
  10. Repeat this procedure with jars needed for remainder of batch.
  12. 1 cup your jam or jelly
  13. 3 tablespoons sugar.
  14. 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice.
  15. 1 1/2 teaspoons CERTO Fruit Pectin
  16. Measure jam or jelly into small (1-quart) saucepan.
  17. Bring mixture to full rolling boil(a boil that doesn't stop bubbling when stirred). Prepare remainder of batch.
  18. Do not try to remake more than 8 cups of jam or jelly at one time.
  19. If Trial Batch sets satisfactorily, follow recipe above, using the listed measures of sugar, lemon juice and CERTO Fruit Pectin for EACH 1 cup of jam or jelly.
  21. For convenience in measuring larger amounts of sugar, lemon juice and CERTO:.
  22. 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon.
  23. 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup.
  24. 16 tablespoons = 1 cup.
  26. If your jam or jelly still doesn't set, you can always use it as a garnish or sauce.
Most Helpful

Whew! It's a good thing I printed off this "recipe", because the jelly I made the other day never did gel! :oP I did a test batch of this yesterday on one of the jars of "leftover" jelly (i.e. that I didn't can) and it worked like a charm. Thanks a million, Nana Lee!

JenSmith March 07, 2007