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Garden Green
11-08-2008, 03:41 PM
Apple Grape Jelly

4 lbs concord grapes, 1/2 a bit under ripe-stemmed
3 tart apples, sliced very thin (don't peel or core)
1/2 cup water
2 teaspoons lemon juice
4 cups sugar


1 Place grapes in a large bowl and mash.

2 Place grapes, apple slices and water in a large stainless or enamel pot.

3 Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 min.

4 Pour juice and pulp thru a damp jelly bag and let drip UNDISTURBED for 3 hours.

5 Restrain through another damp jelly bag.

6 If you want you can now save the pulp for grape butter.

7 Measure 5 cups of grape-apple-add the lemon juice and pour back into the large pot (washed pot that is) and bring to a full boil.

8 Stir in sugar and return to a full, rolling boil until the jell point is reached.

9 Remove from heat and skim.

10 Ladle into steril hot jars leaving 0.125 inch head space.

11 Process for 5 min in a boiling water bath at altitudes up to 1000 feet.