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Refrigerator Apple Jelly with Liquid Sweetener

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Refrigerator Apple Jelly with Liquid Sweetener

  • 2 packages or 2 tbsp unflavored gelatin powder
  • 1 qt bottle unsweetened apple juice
  • 2 tbsp bottled lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp liquid sweetener
  • Food coloring, if desired

Yield: 4 half-pint jars

Please read Using Pressure Canners and Using Boiling Water Canners before beginning. If this is your first time canning, it is recommended that you read Principles of Home Canning.

Procedure: Sterilize canning jars and prepare two-piece canning lids according to manufacturer's directions.

In a saucepan, soften the gelatin in the apple and lemon juices. Bring to a rolling boil, dissolving gelatin; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in liquid sweetener and food coloring. Pour into hot sterilized jars. Seal, cool and store in refrigerator.

(Note: 1 tablespoon = 10 calories)


Reprinted with permission of the University of Georgia. B. Nummer. 2002. Resources for Making Jellied Fruit Problems. Athens, GA: The University of Georgia, Cooperative Extension Service.

These documents were adapted from the "Complete Guide to Home Canning," Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 539, USDA, revised 2009 &
From "So Easy to Preserve", 5th ed. 2006. Bulletin 989, Cooperative Extension Service, The University of Georgia, Athens. Revised by Elizabeth L. Andress. Ph.D. and Judy A. Harrison, Ph.D., Extension Foods Specialists.