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Grape Jelly


60 min

Grape Jelly

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60 min


20 persons




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Author: Monica Feluchi

This grape jelly is easy to cook and you will surely be surprised with the amount of ingredients it involves! Just have a look at how tempting it is and hurry to learn the recipe! Your loved ones will appreciate your effort!   


  • grapes: 1 kg
  • sugar: 6 cup
  • pectin: 10 g

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Stages of cooking

  1. Gather the grapes, wash them and dry well before cooking the jelly.

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  2. Put the grapes into a deep pot, add water, mash and start cooking on medium fire.

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  3. Simmer for about 15 minutes and turn off the fire. Wait until the grapes cool down.

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  4. Now, strain the grapes to get the juice.

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  5. Leave overnight and strain the tartarate crystals, which may spoil the jelly.

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  6. Boil the glass jars and the lids to make them sterile.

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  7. Add pectin and sugar to the grape juice. Then boil the mixture on small fire for several minutes, stirring it carefully.

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  8. Fill the glass jars with the grape juice and place them into the boiling water for about 5 minutes.

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  9. Cool the jars and place them into the fridge.

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  10. As soon as they cool down, the juice will turn into jelly. This is how it will eventually look like! Enjoy!

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History of Grape Jelly

Grape jelly has been a popular condiment for centuries, originating in the Mediterranean region. It was brought to the United States by European settlers in the 18th century and has become a staple in American households. While the recipe has evolved over time, it remains a classic and beloved treat.

Tips and Tricks for Grape Jelly Recipe

When making grape jelly, it's important to use ripe, fresh grapes to ensure the best flavor. You can use any type of grape, but concord grapes are the most commonly used variety for jelly. Using a jelly bag or cheesecloth to strain the grapes will help remove any seeds or solids that might affect the texture of the jelly. Be sure to carefully watch the mixture as it boils to avoid burning or scorching. Adding a small amount of butter to the boiling mixture can help reduce foaming. A candy thermometer can also be used to ensure the jelly reaches the proper setting point.

Tips for Presenting the Dish

Grape jelly is a versatile condiment that can be paired with a variety of dishes. It's commonly served with breakfast foods like toast or biscuits, but also works well as a glaze for meats or a topping for ice cream. To showcase the color and texture of the jelly, consider serving it in a clear glass jar or bowl. Homemade labels or tags can also add a personal touch to the presentation.

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