Cosmopolitan Jelly

READY IN: 50mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup fresh picked bergamot petals, Bee balm, Wild Oswego Tea, Horsemint, Monarda (optional)
  • 12
    cup vodka, go ahead and use a flavored vodka of choice
  • 1
    cup fresh orange juice that would be 2-3 oranges for the triple sec, cointreau, Grand Marnier
  • 1
    cup fresh lime juice juice
  • 2
    cups cranberry juice, not low calorie
  • 6
    slices orange zest
  • 1 34
    ounces dry pectin
  • 4 12
    cups sugar
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DIRECTIONS

  • If using the optional bee balm place in a jar and top with the vodka. Let sit overnight up to a week. Strain and set aside.
  • Pour the juices, (not the vodka) into a heavy bottom pot. Whisk in the pectin to dissolve. Bring to a full rolling boil.over medium high heat, stirring frequently.
  • Stir in sugar stir to dissolve, add the infused vodka or flavored vodka and return to a full rolling boil and boil hard for 1 minute.
  • Skim foam. You can add 1 teaspoon butter when cooking the juices to a roiling boil before the sugar to reduce foam .
  • Place one orange zest in each jar.
  • Pour into hot sterilized jars leaving 1/4 inch head space. Process in a boiling water bath 5 minutes. Remove jars and cool without moving in a draft free place. Label and store out of direct sunlight.
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