Canning Recipes




Mint Jelly With Liquid Pectin
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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1 cup chopped mint leaves and tender stems
1 cup water
1/2 cup cider vinegar
3 1/2 cups sugar
5 drops green food coloring
1/2 bottle liquid pectin

To prepare mint. Wash and chop mint. Pack solidly in a cup.

To make jelly. Measure mint into a kettle. Add vinegar, water, and
sugar; stir well. Place on high heat and, stirring constantly, bring
quickly to a full rolling boil that cannot be stirred down.

Add food coloring and pectin; heat again to a full rolling boil. Boil
hard for 1/2 minute.

Remove from heat. Skim. Strain through two thicknesses of damp
cheesecloth. Pour jelly immediately into hot sterile canning jars to
1/4-inch from top. Seal and process 5 minutes in a boiling water bath.

This recipe yields 3 or 4 eight-ounce jars.





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