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watermelon jam gift in a jar recipe

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Recipe by
Penny Hall
Tucson, AZ

Recipe from Taste of Home, and a great gift to give for holidays.

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yield 32 serviings or 4 cups
prep time 20 Min

Ingredients For watermelon jam gift in a jar recipe

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped seeded watermelon (do not puree)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 pkg ( 1 3/4 oz) powdered fruit pectin

How To Make watermelon jam gift in a jar recipe

  • 1
    In a bowl, combine sugar, watermelon and lemon juice. Let stand for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. In a saucepan, combine water and pectin. Bring to a boil; boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add to the watermelon mixture; stir constantly until the sugar is completely dissolved, about 3 minutes. Ladle into jars. Cover and let stand at room temperature until set, about 24 hours. Store in the refrigerator up to 3 weeks. Yield: 4 cups.
  • 2
    In large bowl, stir together sugar, watermelon and lemon juice Set aside for 10 minutes stirring occasionally In small saucepan, blend fruit pectin and water Bring mixture to a boil over high heat:, boil, stirring for 1 minute. Stir pectin mixture into watermelon mixture. Stir constantly until sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes. Quickly pour into jars and cover. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours to set Store jam in refriderator for up to 3 weeks. Taste of Home has taken this recipe off their site. I found this corrected version on

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