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Lemon Jelly

Lemon Jelly

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 2

Total Time : 17


Serves 1

  • 1⁄2 cup fresh lemon juice

  • 1 1⁄3 cups sugar

  • 2ounces pectin (1 box)


  • 01

    In a 3 or 4 quart saucepan, mix together the lemon juice, sugar, and pectin and bring to a boil, stirring at first to smooth and blend the ingredients. Allow to boil exactly 2 minutes and remove from the heat.

  • 02

    Wet a strong paper towel or a fine textured dishcloth with cold water, wring out, and place the paper or cloth in a strainer over a pyrex 2-cup measure. Let the jelly slowly drip through. Cool and seal, or cool and refrigerate.

  • 03

    Orange Jelly: Use 1/2 cup orange juice plus 1/4 cup lemon juice and grated zest of 1 orange (this is strained out after imparting its flavor).



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