Quebec's Spiced Crabapple Jelly

Quebec's Spiced Crabapple Jelly Recipe

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This recipe is posted for play in Culinary Quest - Quebec. The recipe is from "Laura Secord Canadian Cookbook". A well loved book with many treasured recipes.

Our early Canadian cookbook suggests that if you have a large family to cook for there is little use in making crab apple jelly in small quanitities. This recipe makes 8 (6 ounce jars).

Hope you will enjoy.

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Serves:
Makes 8 (6 ounce jars)
Prep:
24 Hr
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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6 quarts crabapples
5 1/4 cups crabapple juice (after straining cranberries overnight)
1/2 cup white vinegar
1 (4 inch) stick cinnamon, broken
1 tbsp whole cloves
5 cups white sugar

How to Make Quebec's Spiced Crabapple Jelly

Step-by-Step

  • 1Wash and remove blossom ends and stems from crabapples.
  • 2Combine in a large pan with enough water to cover.

    Bring to a boil and simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until mushy.
  • 3Strain through jelly bag overnight.
  • 4Add strained crabapple juice into a saucepan and add the vinegar .
  • 5Tie in cheesecloth; add cinnamon stick and cloves.
    Add the spices in cheesecloth to the pot of juice and bring to a boil, uncovered for 3 minutes and remove the spice bag.
  • 6Slowly stir in the sugar. Bring to a boil, uncovered for 25 minutes, or until a spoonful when chilled quickly has the desired consistency.

    Stir frequently.
  • 7Ladle into sterilized jars. Seal while hot with a thin layer of paraffin.

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About Quebec's Spiced Crabapple Jelly

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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