grape jelly

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Ann McCue
from Side Lake, MN

My mom had a bumper crop of grapes on her grape vines this year!!! Theres nothing like grape jelly made with fresh picked grapes!!! YUMMO!!! I found this recipe on line (recipezaar.com) a few years ago and it makes a good jelly!

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves Makes approx. 9 jelly size jars

Ingredients For grape jelly

  • 5 c
    fresh grape juice ( about 3 1/2 lbs of ripe grapes)
  • 1
    (1 3/4 ounce) box sure-jel pectin ( i did not use sugar free)
  • 7 c
    sugar

How To Make grape jelly

  • 1
    First make the grape juice using fresh washed grapes To 3 1/2 pounds of clean grapes add 1 cup water
  • 2
    Bring to a boil and simmer covered for 10 minutes. The cooking time is only after it comes to a boil.
  • 3
    Strain and squeeze out all the juice with a jelly cloth or cheese cloth.
  • 4
    In a large pan, put 5 cups of the juice Add the fruit pectin to the juice Mix well On high heat, bring to a full rolling boil, and boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in sugar all at once, and bring back to a full rolling boil, again boil hard for 1 minute stirring constantly. (I add a tsp of butter at this time to help keep the foam down)
  • 5
    Remove from heat, skim off foam and pour into hot jars, add put on hot lids. process in hot water bath for 5 minutes

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