Michigan State University Extension
Preserving Food Safely - 01600898
2 tbsp. unflavored gelatin powder l qt. bottled unsweetened apple juice 2 tbsp. bottled lemon juice 2 tbsp. low-calorie sweetner Food coloring, if desired
YIELD: 4 half-pints
PROCEDURE: In a saucepan, soften the gelatin in the apple and lemon juices. To dissolve gelatin, bring to a full rolling boil and boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in sweetener and food coloring, if desired. Fill hot jars, leaving l/4-inch headspace. Adjust lids. Do not process or freeze. CAUTION: STORE IN REFRIGERATOR AND USE WITHIN 4 WEEKS.
OPTIONAL: For spiced apple jelly, add 2 sticks of cinnamon and 4 whole cloves to mixture before boiling. Remove both spices before adding the sweetener and food coloring.