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Spiced Port Grape Jelly

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Ingredients
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 1 , broken (About 3 Inch)
  Whole cloves 5
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Powdered fruit pectin 1 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Box)
  Grape juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Use Bottled)
  Port wine 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Paraffin 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Pour boiling water over cinnamon and cloves in a small saucepan; cover and place over low heat 5 minutes.
Set aside 5 minutes.
Strain (discard spices) and add more water, if needed, to make 1 cup liquid.
Measure the sugar into a bowl; set aside.
Blend the pectin with grape juice, wine, "spice brew," and lemon juice in a large saucepan; stir until pectin is dissolved.
Cook over high heat until mixture comes to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly.
Add the sugar all at one time.
Cook and stir over high heat until mixture returns to a full boil; boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
Remove from heat; skim off any foam.
Ladle into hot sterilized jelly glasses.
Seal with melted paraffin,

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Method: 
Boiled

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