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Orange Jelly made from frozen concentrated juice with liquid pectin


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Orange Jelly made from frozen concentrated juice with liquid pectin

  • 3 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 pouch liquid pectin
  • 1 six-ounce can (3/4 cup) frozen concentrated orange juice

Yield: About 4 or 5 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.

Wash and rinse jars; keep warm until ready to fill. Prepare lids according to manufacturer's directions.

To make jelly - Stir the sugar into the water. Place on high heat and, stirring constantly, bring quickly to a full rolling boil that cannot be stirred down. Add lemon juice. Boil hard for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in pectin. Add thawed concentrated orange juice and mix well.

Pour hot jelly immediately into hot, sterile jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace. Wipe rims of jars with a dampened clean paper towel; adjust two-piece metal canning lids. Process in a Boiling Water Canner.

Table 1. Recommended process time for Orange Jelly in a boiling water canner.
  Process Time at Altitudes of
Style of Pack Jar Size 0 - 1,000 ft 1,001 - 6,000 ft Above 6,000 ft
Hot Half-pints
or Pints
5 min 10 15



Making Jelly