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Cranberry Bee Balm Jelly

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“Cranberry jelly with hints of orange/ lemon from the bee balm/ monarda. This is a very easy tasty recipe. Nice for gift giving.”
5-6 1/2 jars

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups cranberry juice, not low calorie
  • 14 cup lemon juice
  • 1 34 ounces dry pectin
  • 4 12 cups sugar
  • 12 cup fresh picked bergamot petals, Bee balm, Wild Oswego Tea, Horsemint, Monarda


  1. Heat 1/2 cup water pour over the bee balm and let steep 1 hour or over night in the refrigerator then strain.
  2. Pour steeped bee balm, cranberry and lemon juices into a heavy pot. Whisk in the pectin to dissolve. Bring to a full rolling boil.over medium high heat. stirring frequently. Stir in sugar and return to a full rolling boil and boil hard for 1 minute.
  3. Skim foam.
  4. Pour into hot sterilized jars leaving 1/4 inch head space. Process in a boiling water bath 5 minutes. Remove jars and cool without moving in a draft free place.

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