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Red Raspberry And Currant Jelly

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Ingredients
  Currants 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Raspberries 1 1⁄2 Quart
  Granulated sugar 3 Pound (7 Cup)
  Fruit pectin 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Crush currants thoroughly, add the water, and bring to boil.
Meanwhile crush the raspberries thoroughly, add to the currants, and squeeze through a jelly cloth, see Extracting Juice.
Measure the juice into a large saucepan—there should be 4 1/2 c.
If not enough, pour a little more water through the pulp in the jelly bag and squeeze again.
Add the sugar to the juice, mix, and bring to a boil.
Then add the liquid pectin, stirring constantly.
Bring to a full rolling boil that can not be stirred down, and boil hard 1/2 min.
Remove from heat, skim; then prqeeed as in Concord Grape Jelly I.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Raspberry

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