Prickly Pear Jelly

Prickly Pear Jelly

1 cup prickly pear juice
3 cups sugar
1/3 cup lemon juice
1 pouch (3 oz) of LIQUID pectin

Combine prickly pear juice, lemon juice and sugar in a medium size saucepan. Cook over medium high heart, stirring frequently. Once mixture begins to boil, start timer and boil for two minutes. All at once add liquid pectin. Allow mixture to come back to a boil and cook for two to three minutes more. The longer you cook, the firmer this jelly will be.

Remove mixture from heat and pour into sterilized 8 oz jelly jars. Fills four 8 oz jelly jars. Process in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes. See canning instructions here.

Note: Use only LIQUID pectin for this recipe or you will get unreliable results.

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