Red Currant Jelly
|Fresh currants||3 Quart|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Fresh squeezed lemon juice||1 Teaspoon|
|Granulated sugar replacement||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Fruit pectin||1 1⁄4 Ounce (Slim Set Brand)|
In a blender or food processor, crush the currants.
Pour into a large saucepan.
Add the water and bring to the boil.
Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes; cool slightly.
Pour mixture into jelly cloth or bag.
Squeeze out juice into a large saucepan.
Add the food coloring, sugar replacement, and jelling mix; stir to completely dissolve.
Place over high heat and bring to the boil.
Boil hard for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat and skim any foam from surface.
Pour into jelly glasses, leaving 1/2 in. (1.25 cm) space at top for sealing.
Seal with hot paraffin or sealing lid.