Apple strawberry jelly

Yield: 3 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Unsweetened bottled apple juice
1 pint Fully ripe strawberries
3½ cup Granulated sugar
1 Pouch liquid fruit pectin

Pour apple juice into a preserving kettle or large saucepan.

Thoroughly crush the barries, using a potato masher, one layer at a time; measure ½ cup prepared berries; add to apple juice; add sugar. Place pan over high heat; bring to boil, stirring continuously; at once, stir in liquid fruit pectin; bring to a full rolling boil; boil hard for 1 minutes,stirring continuously; remove kettle from heat. Skim off foam with a metal spoon; pour quickly into hot sterilized jars, leaving ½ inch head space; seal with melted paraffin wax; cover with clean lids. Stor in a cool, dark, dry place.

**NOTE** Bottled Strawberry cocktail can be substituted for the fresh strawberry juice, giving a slightly sweeter product. Makes 3-½ cups.

Origin: Appeal (quarterly publication by Overwaitea Foods) Shared by: Sharon Stevens.

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