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Grandma Auerbach's Guava Jelly Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lynne Auerbach
Added: Saturday, May 12, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Guavas
Sugar
Lemon Juice
Water

Directions:
Directions:
Select guavas in good condition. Wash well, remove blossom end and slice. put in large heavy pot and barely cover with water. Cook until fruit is soft. Don't use too much water. Strain though cheese cloth or jelly bag: Hang and let drip into large container overnight or until all juice is out.

Step 2

1 cup guava juice
1 cup sugar
1 tsp lemon or lime juice

Put ingredients into deep pot. Boil briskly until mix begins to jell or when it flakes from spoon (8-10 minutes). Pour into sterilized jars and cover at once with melted paraffin. Cook only in small amounts as larger amounts take longer to cook, making jelly dark. Watch carefully as it cooks boils up.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Jan, 2014. Found detailed notes in my father's handwriting. This is the edited version.

 

 

 

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