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Christmas Time Caramel Apple Jelly

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“A perfect Christmas season gift easy to make and tastes amazing!”
READY IN:
1hr 45mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
8 jars
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 quart fresh apple juice
  • 1 34 ounces fruit pectin (bloomed)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 6 tablespoons caramel extract
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla
  • 3 drops red food coloring (optional)
  • 5 12 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, to personal taste (optional)

Directions

  1. Add juice, bloomed pectin, lemon juice, extracts and food coloring into saucepan. Cook over high heat until mixture comes to a rolling boil, (usually 30 to 45 minutes), stir constantly.
  2. When mixture has hit the rolling boil stage add the sugar and cinnamon (if using) and re-heat until mixture comes to another rolling boil.
  3. Remove from heat and skim off any sugar scum. Ladle into processed 8 oz jelly jars, seal with lid and put in refrigerator until ready for use.
  4. For best results wait 24 hours for proper jelly set up.

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