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Fresh Mint Jelly

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Ingredients
  Mint 1 1⁄2 Bunch (150 gm)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Dry vermouth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Mint flavoring 2 Drop
  Green food coloring To Taste
  Sugar 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Liquid fruit pectin 1⁄2 Bottle (0.5 l)
Directions

Wash mint and pack the leaves firmly into a 1-cup measuring cup.
Pour into a blender and add the water.
Whiz until chopped finely.
Pour into a saucepan and add vermouth.
Quickly bring to a rolling boil and remove from heat.
Cover and let stand 10 minutes.
Strain through cheesecloth and measure 1% cups into a medium-size saucepan.
Add lemon juice, mint flavoring, few drops coloring and the sugar.
On high heat bring to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly.
Stir in the pectin and boil hard for 1 minute.
Remove from heat and skim off foam with a metal spoon.
Pour quickly into hot sterilized jelly glasses.
Cover with hot melted paraffin.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Mint

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