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Orange Jelly

Prep Time:

2 Hours

Cook Time:

Process ½ Pints for:
5 minutes at 0 – 1,000 feet
10 minutes at 1,001 – 6,000 feet
15 minutes at 6,001 + feet


4 1/2 Pints



About the Recipe

Oh. My. Goodness. This is happiness in a jar.

Simple and so, so easy to make! Gorgeous orange flavor that also looks like sunshine in a jar.


Ingredients: 2 cups orange juice (about 5 medium oranges) 1/3 cup lemon juice (about 2 medium lemons) 2/3 cup water 1 package powdered pectin 3½ cups sugar 


Optional Spice Bag 2 tablespoons orange peel, finely chopped 1 teaspoon whole allspice ½ teaspoon whole cloves 4 sticks cinnamon, 2 inches long 


Mix orange juice, lemon juice, and water in a large saucepan. Stir in pectin.

Place on high heat and, stirring constantly, bring quickly to a full rolling boil that cannot be stirred down. Add sugar, continue stirring, and heat again to a full rolling boil. Boil hard for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Remove spice bag and skim off foam quickly.

Pour hot jelly immediately into hot, sterile jars, leaving ¼ inch headspace. Wipe rims of jars with a dampened clean paper towel; adjust two-piece metal canning lids.

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