Borage Cucumber Jelly

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 50mins


  • 6
    cups borage leaves (and flowers)
  • 1
    cucumber, juiced pulp discarded
  • 2
    tablespoons lemons
  • 1
    (1 3/4 ounce) package dry pectin
  • 5
    cups sugar


  • Soak 6 cups of borage leaves and mint leave if using and flowers parts in a 3 cups of cold water overnight in the refrigerator, drain and strain, pressing the liquid out of the leaves and flowers gently.
  • Measure 3 cups of the liquid, 1 cup cucumber juice, add the lemon juice, and pectin.
  • Put into a deep jelly kettle and bring to a rolling boil, then add sugar and stir to mix well.
  • Stir and boil hard for 1 1/2 minutes, or until mixture sheets from a wooden spoon, skim, pour into hot clean 1/2 pint jelly jars. You can add borage flowers to the jelly for garnish.
  • Seal the a water bath accordingly.
  • Makes 7 1/2 pint jars.