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Watermelon Jelly Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diane Rattray
Added: Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups seeded, diced watermelon
3½ cups sugar
2 tablespoon lemon juice
½of a 6-ounce pkg. liquid fruit pectin

Directions:
Directions:
Place diced watermelon in a blender container or food processor bowl. Cover and blend or process until smooth - you should have 2 cups watermelon puree. In a 6- to 8-quart kettle or Dutch oven combine the watermelon puree, sugar and lemon juice. Bring the mixture to a full rolling boil (a boil that cannot be stirred down) over high heat, stirring constantly with a long-handled wooden spoon. Stir in the pectin all at once. Return mixture to a full rolling boil; boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove kettle or Dutch oven from heat; skim of foam. Ladle jelly into clean hot half-pint jars, leaving ¼" head space. Wipe jar rims; adjust lids. Allow to cool completely away from drafts, then store in cool, dark place.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 - ½ pints

 

 

 

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