Kiwi Fruit Jelly

posted by Marlen 08-23-100 4:23 AM

Kiwi Fruit Jelly

4 pounds kiwifruit to make 3 1/2 cups juice
1/4 cup water
5 cups sugar
1 box (1 3/4 ounce) powdered pectin

Peel and crush kiwifruit. Place fruit and water in saucepan, cover and simmer 5 minutes.

To extract juice, place cooked fruit in jelly bag or several thickness' of cheesecloth. Let drip at least 4 hours. Measure 3 1/2 cups juice. Gently press bag (not hard) if there is not enough juice. Add a little water if needed.

In large, heavy kettle, stir pectin into juice. Bring to a full boil over high heat, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Remove from heat and skim off foam. Pour into hot, sterilized 1/2 pint jars and seal. Process in hot water bath 5 minutes. Makes 5 1/2 cups.

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