Lime Jelly

Recipe by Kathy228
READY IN: 45mins


  • 2 12
    cups prepared lime juice (6 to 8 limes)
  • 1 34
    cups water
  • 4
    cups sugar
  • 1
    drop green food coloring
  • 1
    (3 ounce) envelope liquid pectin


  • Grate the peel of 5 of the limes; set aside.
  • Squeeze enough juice from 6 to 8 of the limes to measure 3/4 cup; pour juice into medium bowl.
  • Add lime peel and water; mix well. Place three layers of damp cheesecloth over a medium bowl. Pour juice mixture into cheesecloth. Tie it closed and let drip into bowl until dripping stops, about 10-15 minutes. Press gently. Measure exactly 2-1/2 cups prepared juice into a 6-quart pan.
  • Stir sugar into the juice in the pan.
  • Add food coloring if desired.
  • Bring mixture to full rolling boil on high heat, stirring constantly.
  • Stir in pectin. Return to full rolling boil and boil exactly 1 minute.
  • Skim off any foam.
  • Ladle into jars, seal and process 8 minutes.
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