Saturday, December 31, 2011

New Years recipe: Apricot and Cranberry Jelly

I am REALLY excited to try this new recipe...And my new water-bath canner!!!

Apricot and Cranberry Jelly
Time to prepare: 25 mins

Ingredients:
2 cups water
2 cups sugar
4 cups cranberries
1 cup chopped dried apricots
1 orange, zested

Directions:

Boil the water and sugar together for 5 minutes. Add the cranberries and apricots. Simmer until the cranberry skins burst, about 6 to 8 minutes. Stir in the orange zest and cool.

To can: sterilize and prepare appropriate jars.  Add jelly to warm jars, making sure to remove air bubbles and wipe rim of jars, and seal.  Process in boiling water canner for 10 minutes.
Happy New Year!!!

4 comments:

Denise said...

This looks delicious---I can't wait to try it :)

Will said...

I love making jelly. The apricot/cranberry sounds interesting, but how does it taste?

mary_smith said...

Will: It's delicious. A little hint of citrus with a perfect blend of apricot and cranberry...not too sweet and not too tart. Perfect!

Laura @ Laura Williams Musings said...

Inviting you the Carnival of Home Preserving on my blog today and every Friday. Hope to see you there. Laura Williams’ Musings http://laurawilliamsmusings.blogspot.com