Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe is based on one from Jude W. Theriot’s book, La Meilleure De la Lousiane (The Best of Louisiana). My DH and I purchased this brilliant cookbook at the Pirates of the Caribbean gift shop at Disneyland. This recipe is credited to Bunkie Chamber of Commerce, Bunkie, Louisiana.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring first four ingredients to a boil over medium high heat in a medium iron pot. Add both pectin measures and let the mixture come to a boil again. While boiling stir constantly for 1 minute. Add the food coloring to make it prettier and pour the jelly into prepared jelly glasses and seal. Cool and store in the refrigerator.