Posted by: pwhayes 08-14-99 5:53 AM
5 large lemons
2 1/2 cups water
1/8 teaspoon soda
1 3/4 ounces Sure Jell
4 cups sugar
Shave yellow rind off of lemons and cut into strips. Remove white rind and discard. Cut lemons into thin slices, remove all seeds, and cut into small pieces.
Place rind, water and soda in a covered saucepan and simmer for 20 minutes. Add lemon and simmer for 10 more minutes. Add sure jell and boil hard for 1 minute. Add all sugar at one time, stirring constantly, and continue to boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat, skin and let stand for 7 minutes.
Pour into jelly glasses and cover with melted parafin.
Yield six glasses.
Note: For a variation use 2 oranges and 3 lemons.
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