Lemon Basil Jelly

READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Place basil in apple juice, hot water and vinegar. Bring to a boil and let steep covered for 30 minutes.
  • Strain and place 3 1/2 cups liquid into a pot.
  • Stir in pectin and bring to a a full rolling boil.
  • Add sugar and honey and return to a full rolling boil. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Ladle into sterile jars leaving 1/4 inch head space. Wipe rims clean and apply lids and bands.
  • Process in a hot water bath covered by 1-2 inches of water for 10 minutes.
  • Shut off flame for 5 minutes.
  • Remove without tilting the jars.
  • Set on a flat surface in a draft free place 12-24 hours.
  • Remove bands and wipe jars.
  • Label and store in a dark place for 1 year.