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Watermelon Jelly


  • 4 cups watermelon, remove seeds (not rind)
  • 3 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 (6 ounce) bottle liquid fruit pectin


  1. Place watermelon in blender or food processor and blend or process until smooth. You should end up with 2 cups puree.
  2. In large cooking pot combine watermelon puree, sugar and lemon juice. Bring mixture to a full rolling boil. Add pectin all at once. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; skim off foam.
  3. Ladle jelly into clean hot half-pint jars; seal. Process in a boiling water bath for 5 minutes.

Yield: 4 half-pints

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