Wild Grape Jelly

Recipe by Jan in Lanark
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READY IN: 24hrs 5mins
YIELD: 5 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    lbs wild grapes, stemmed
  • 3
    cups water
  • 4 12
    cups sugar
  • 1
    (85 ml) package liquid pectin
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DIRECTIONS

  • In large saucepan, crush grapes with potato masher; pour in water and bring to boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes or until fruit is very soft.
  • Transfer to jelly bag or colander lined with a double thickness of fine cheesecloth and let drip overnight.
  • Measure juice (you should have 3 cups/750 ml) into a large heavy saucepan; stir in sugar.
  • Bring to boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
  • Stir in pectin.
  • Return to full boil and boil hard for one minute, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and skim off foam with a metal spoon.
  • Pour into sterilized jars, leaving 1/8 inch headspace.
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