Red Zinger Tea Jelly

Recipe by HeatherFeather
READY IN: 1hr 30mins


  • 1 34
    cups water
  • 12
    teabags red zinger tea (regular size)
  • 14
    cup fresh orange juice
  • 2
    tablespoons grated orange rind
  • 2
    teaspoons orange liqueur (optional)
  • 1
    (3 ounce) package liquid pectin


  • Boil water in a large pot.
  • Remove from heat, add tea bags and let steep 20 minutes, covered; discard tea bags when done.
  • Pour orange juice into a mesh strainer (set right over a saucepan) to remove pulp.
  • Add brewed tea, sugar, orange rind, and orange liqueur and bring to a boil.
  • Boil, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes, then remove from heat.
  • Let cool 5 minutes.
  • Stir in liquid pectin, then return to a boil.
  • Once it boils, continue boiling 1 minute while sitrring, and skim off any foam with a metal spoon.
  • Pour into hot, sterile canning jars up to 1/4 inch from the top.
  • Wipe jars rims, cover with hot sterile lides, screw on bands.
  • Process in a hot water canning bath 5 minutes or store in fridge up to 3 months.