"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste

Guava Jelly Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pat Mifsud
Added: Friday, January 16, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Guavas, Water, Sugar, Lemon Juice

Directions:
Directions:
Chop Guavas roughly, weigh and for every 500gms of fruit add 125mls of water. Bring to the boil, simmer 2 hours with lid on. Let drip overnight through a jelly bag. Measure liquid and for every 6 cups of liquid add 6 cups of sugar and 1 cup of lemon juice.
Put guava juice and lemon juice into a pan and bring back to the boil. When boiling, stir in sugar. When sugar has dissolved boil (MUST BE A RAPID BOIL SO WATCH CAREFULLY) until it jells when tested (approx 1/2 hour). Pour into sterilized bottles and Seal

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Overnight, Couple of hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Pat won first prize for this Jam at the Townsville Show.

 

 

 

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