Jelly ~ Beautiful Autumn Grape Jellies!

I was busy making jelly Friday night and Saturday afternoon…using up all of that grape juice I made from my sister’s and neighbor’s grapes.

Beautiful Autumn colored jellies ~ no?

(Grape Jellies clockwise from top left: lemon & ginger, pomegranate, apple cider, red grape)

Here’s the finished product ~ 10 1/2 pints and 4 pints of red grape jelly; 9 1/2 pints of grape with lemon & ginger; 8 1/2 pints of grape & apple cider; and 8 1/2 pints of grape & pomegranate. I also made 6 1/2 pints of red raspberry wine jelly and 8 1/2 pints of carrot cake jam (this time I added more yummy spices).


Carrot Cake on top…raspberry wine on the bottom.

Basic recipe I used for the grape jellies ~ bring to boil 5 cups of homemade grape juice (1/2 grape and 1/2 other juice with the others) with one box of pectin, once at a rolling boil add 6 cups of sugar. Once you’re at a rolling boil again…stir for 1 minute (but here in Sparks, NV I found TWO MINUTES is better). Scrap off foam and pour into prepared canning jars. Can in water bath for your altitude. 20 minutes for me 4500 feet.


About sleepycathollow

I'm Michelle and live in Northern Nevada ~ beautiful mix of high desert and the Sierra.
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