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Winter Apple Jelly

Ingredients
  Apple juice 1 Quart (bottled or canned)
  Red food color 5 Drop (approximately)
  Powdered fruit pectin 1 3⁄4 Ounce (1 package)
  Sugar 5 1⁄2 Cup (88 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large saucepan, mix together juice, color and pectin; bring to a full boil.
2. Stir in sugar and bring the mixture back to boiling; constantly stir and boil for 2 minutes.
3. Remove pan from heat and skim.

FINALISING
4. Into sterilized hot jars, pour mixture leaving 1/8 inch empty on top of the jar.
5. Using a clean and dry kitchen towel, wipe the rim of jar and adjust lid.
6. Into a canner of boiling water, place the jars and process for about 5 minutes; start noting processing time after water in the canner returns to boiling.
7. Remove jars and place over a clean towel.
8. Let the jars cool down and seal completely until they are self-sealing type.
9. Alternately, hot mixture can be poured into sterilized jelly glasses leaving ½ inch on top.
10. Immediately pour melted paraffin to cover 1/8 inch of bottle.

SERVING
11. Serve Winter Apple Jelly with breakfast.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Canning
Interest: 
Winter, Everyday, Kids
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes

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