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Chokecherry Jelly Recipe

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Added: Sunday, April 13, 2008

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Firm ripe chokecherries
Boiling water

Directions:
Directions:
Pick firm ripe fruit. A few green chokecherries in a quantity of ripe ones add to the pectin content and are an asset in getting firm jelly. Wash and stem. Then grind or put in blender, seeds and all. Add boiling water at a ratio of 1 1/2 parts water to one part chokecherries. Let stand overnight and strain the next day. A strainer of cheesecloth holds back the sediment and you have clear juice. To can the juice pour it into sterilize jars and seal. Put in canner; cover with warm water and bring to boil. Boil 5 minutes. Remove jars of juice from water and store.

 

 

 

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