Apple Juice Mint Jelly

Recipe by Molly53
READY IN: 8hrs 20mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash mint and mince finely; add 2 tablespoons sugar and water and let stand for several hours or overnight.
  • Bring to boiling point; strain.
  • Combine remaining sugar and apple juice.
  • Cook for 20 minutes or until mixture reaches 220F on a candy thermometer (at sea level; reduce by two degrees for every 1000 feet in elevation).
  • Add food coloring and mint juice.
  • Pour into hot, sterilized jars and seal; process in boiling water bath for ten minutes.
  • **Variation-Use spearmint flavoring for apple jelly, if you don't have fresh mint.
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