Spiced Pomegranate Apple Jelly

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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
YIELD: 2 1/2 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut each apple into 8 pieces (do not core or seed).
  • Combine apples and water and spices in heavy, medium saucepan and bring to boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer until apples are very tender, about 35 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, cover and let stand 8 hours.
  • Line large sieve with triple thickness of dampened cheesecloth; set over large bowl.
  • Pour apple mixture into sieve and let drain overnight.
  • Measure apple juice and transfer to heavy, medium saucepan.
  • Add ¾ cup sugar for each 1 cup of juice.
  • Mix in lemon juice.
  • Cook over low heat, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  • Increase heat and bring to boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add grenadine.
  • Cook about 8 minutes longer.
  • Check the jelly this point.
  • Drop 1 tblsp of jelly onto a chilled saucer and put in freezer.
  • If it wrinkles when pushed after 2 minutes of cooling, then it is done.
  • Skim off foam from surface of jelly.
  • Spoon jelly into hot, sterilized jars and wipe rim clean.
  • Seal tightly.
  • Cool.
  • Refrigerate up to 3 months.
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