Jelly: Manzanita Jelly

posted by marleah 10-04-101 11:53 AM

Manzanita Jelly

1/2 gallon Manzanita berries
1/2 sliced lemon peel
1 cinnamon stick
4 cups sugar

Cover berries with water and crush add lemon peel and cinnamon stick and simmer for 15 minutes. Place in cheese cloth and strain. Bring juice back to boil and for each 5 cups of liquid add 4 cups sugar and boil rapidly until the liquid sheets rather than drops off spoon. Pour into sterilized jars and seal (can add drop of green dye to brighten up jelly).

Makes five cups.

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