How do I? ...Make Jam & Jelly

Making Jams and Jellies

Refrigerator Grape Jelly with Liquid Sweetener

  • 2 packages or 2 tbsp unflavored gelatin powder
  • 1 bottle (24 oz.) unsweetened grape juice
  • 2 tbsp bottled lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp liquid sweetener

Yield: 3 half-pint jars

Procedure: Sterilize jars. In a saucepan, soften the gelatin in the grape and lemon juices. Bring to a rolling boil, dissolving gelatin; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in liquid sweetener. Pour into hot sterilized jars. Seal, cool and store in refrigerator.

(Note: 1 tablespoon = 11 calories)


This document was adapted from "So Easy to Preserve", 5th ed. 2006. Bulletin 989, Cooperative Extension Service, The University of Georgia, Athens. Revised by Elizabeth L. Andress. Ph.D. and Judy A. Harrison, Ph.D., Extension Foods Specialists.

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