Old-time Corncob Jelly

Bridget Harrison


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5-6 jars


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dozen corncobs
2 qt
1 3/4 oz
package powdered fruit pectin
3 c
pint canning jars and lids sterilized

How to Make Old-time Corncob Jelly


  • 1In a large stockpot over high heat, combine corncobs and water.
  • 2Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 35-40 min
  • 3Discard cobs, strain liquid through a cheese cloth lined colander.
  • 4Measure 3 cups of liquid into a large saucepan adding water if needed to equal 3 cups.
  • 5Gradually dissolve pectin into liquid bring to a rolling boil over high heat.
  • 6Add sugar all at once stirring to dissolve. Return to a rolling boil, boil for 5 min stirring constantly.
  • 7Remove from heat skim foam. Ladle into hot sterilized jars leaving 1/4 headspace. Wipe rims secure with lids and rings.
  • 8Process in boiling water bath for 10 mins. Set jars on towel to cool, check for seals

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About Old-time Corncob Jelly

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies

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