Canning Recipes




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


Cooking Directions:
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4 cups plum juice
(abt 4 1/2 lbs plums and 1/2 cup water)
7 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 bottle liquid pectin

To prepare juice. Sort and wash fully ripe plums and cut in pieces; do
not peel or pit. Crush fruit, add water, cover, and bring to boil over
high heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Extract juice.

To make jelly. Measure juice into a kettle. Stir in sugar. Place on
high heat and, stirring constantly, bring quickly to a full rolling boil
that cannot be stirred down. Add pectin; bring again to full rolling
boil. Boil hard 1 minute.

Remove from heat; skim off foam quickly. 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 7 or 8 half-pint jars.





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