Christmas Time Caramel Apple Jelly

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 8 jars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    quart fresh apple juice
  • 1 34
    ounces fruit pectin (bloomed)
  • 2
    tablespoons lemon juice
  • 6
    tablespoons caramel extract
  • 2
    tablespoons vanilla
  • 3
    drops red food coloring (optional)
  • 5 12
    cups sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon cinnamon, to personal taste (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Add juice, bloomed pectin, lemon juice, extracts and food coloring into saucepan. Cook over high heat until mixture comes to a rolling boil, (usually 30 to 45 minutes), stir constantly.
  • When mixture has hit the rolling boil stage add the sugar and cinnamon (if using) and re-heat until mixture comes to another rolling boil.
  • Remove from heat and skim off any sugar scum. Ladle into processed 8 oz jelly jars, seal with lid and put in refrigerator until ready for use.
  • For best results wait 24 hours for proper jelly set up.
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