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Reduced-Sugar Fruit Spread: Refrigerated Grape Spread

Refrigerated Grape Spread (Made with Gelatin)

  • 2 tbsp unflavored gelatin powder
  • 1 bottle (24 oz) unsweetened grape juice
  • 2 tbsp bottled lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp liquid low-calorie sweetener

Yield: 3 half-pints

Procedure: In a saucepan, soften the gelatin in the grape and lemon juices. Bring to a full rolling boil to dissolve gelatin. Boil 1 minute and remove from heat. Stir in sweetener. Fill jars quickly, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Adjust lids. Do not process or freeze. Caution: Store in refrigerator and use within 4 weeks.


This document was adapted from the "Complete Guide to Home Canning," Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 539, USDA, revised 2015.

Reviewed March 2017.

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