Print Recipe

Microwave Cactus Jelly

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups prickly pear cactus fruit juice
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 box powdered pectin
  • 3 1/2 cups granulated sugar

Instructions

  1. In a 2- or 3-quart glass measure or casserole, combine cactus juice and pectin. Stir until pectin is dissolved. Cook on high, uncovered, for 7 to 14 minutes or until boiling, stirring every 3 minutes. Boil for 1 minute.
  2. Add lemon juice. Gradually stir in sugar until blended. Cook on high for 5 to 7 minutes or until mixture returns to a boil. Stir every 2 minutes to prevent a boil-over. Boil for 2 minutes.
  3. Skim foam from top.
  4. Pour into hot sterilized 1/2 pint jars.
  5. Cover with hot sterilized lids and screw bands. Invert jar and quickly return to upright position.

Yield: 6 cups jelly

If you pick your own fruit and make the juice, the cost can be approximately $2!

Posted by Tiffany at Recipe Goldmine May 21, 2001


Recipe Goldmine

Join our Facebook group






Contact

Arizona

Always Open!

To our Visitors

Recipe Goldmine has been online since April 1999. We hope you enjoy our collection of over 39,000 recipes. Many have contributed to our recipe collections, including our family, friends, newsletter subscribers, food companies and food organizations.