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Garlic Jelly Recipe

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Why I Love This Recipe

50 min | 20 min prep

5 cups jelly

Ingredients You'll Need

1/2 cup fresh garlic, finely chopped
2 cups white wine vinegar
5 1/2 cups sugar
3 cups water
1 (2 ounce) package dry pectin
1/4 teaspoon butter or oil
2 drops food coloring (optional)


Combine garlic& vinegar in a 2 qt.


Simmer mixture gently, uncovered, over medium heat for 15 minutes.

Remove pan from heat& pour mixture into a 1 quart glass jar.

Cover& let stand at room temperature for 24-36 hours.

Pour flavored vinegar through a wire strainer into a bowl, pressing the

garlic with the back of a spoon to squeeze out liquid.

Discard any residue.

Measure the liquid& add vinegar, if needed, to make 1 cup.

Measure sugar into a dry bowl.

Combine the garlic-vinegar solution& the water in a 5 or 6 quart kettle.

Add pectin, stirring well.

Over high heat, bring mixture to boil, stirring constantly to avoid


Add sugar,& stir well.

Bring mixture to a full, rolling boil.

Add butter to reduce foaming.

Continue stirring.

Boil the mixture hard for exactly 2 minutes.

Remove pan from heat& skim off any foam.

Add red, yellow or orange food coloring if desired.

Pour jelly into prepared glasses.

Seal according to directions on recipe folder in pectin package.

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