Sweet Corn Cob Jelly

Recipe by Jellyqueen
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 3 pints


  • 12
    ears of old fashion field corn
  • 4
    cups water
  • 1
    box powdered fruit pectin
  • 4
    cups sugar
  • yellow food coloring


  • Cut corn kernals from cobs and reserve for another recipe.
  • In a large pot, place cobs and water, bring to a boil.
  • Boil for 10 minutes.
  • Remove and discard cobs; strain liquid through cheesecloth.
  • Liquid should measure 3 cups.
  • Add additional water if necessary.
  • Return to the pot and stir in pectin.
  • Bring to a full rolling boil.
  • Add sugar and bring back to a boil and boil for one minute.
  • Remove from heat and skim foam and add a few drops of food coloring.
  • Pour into hot jelly jars.
  • Place canning lids that have been preheated in hot water on jars and tighten rings as tight as possible.
  • Turn upside down and let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Turn upright and allow to cool completely before storing.