Highbush Cranberry Jelly

Recipe by AnnieCan
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READY IN: 24hrs 15mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups highbush cranberries (OK to triple)
  • 3
    cups water (OK to triple same as berries)
  • 23
    cup sugar (for every cup of extracted juice.)
  • liquid pectin (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Simmer the berries in the water (watch that the ratio is 2 c berries to 3 c water) for 10 minutes. Boil Rapidly for 3-5 minutes.
  • Strain the liquid through a jelly bag or cheese cloth lined sieve overnight. Do not squeeze the mixture or your jelly will be cloudy.
  • For each cup of juice, add 2/3 c white sugar. Stir it up well.
  • I used 5 cups of juice and 4 1/2 c sugar for my batch.
  • Bring to 220-222 degrees on candy thermometer.
  • Remove from heat, skim off any foam.
  • Pour into sterile jars and put in 5 minute water bath.
  • OR: Bring juice and sugar to a boil, boil hard for 1 minute. Turn off heat, add pectin, stir well. Skim, fill jars and place in water bath 5 minutes.
  • Enjoy your jelly!
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