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Watermelon Jelly Recipe

From Food in Jars:

  • 6 cups pureed watermelon (remove any seeds prior to pureeing)
  • 5 cups white sugar
  • 4 6 tablespoons bottled lemon juice
  • 1 packet powdered pectin
  1. Combine watermelon puree, sugar and lemon juice in a large, non-reactive pot.
  2. Bring to a boil and let cook until the temperature of the nascent jelly reaches 220 degrees.
  3. Add the powdered pectin and boil for another five minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat and pour into prepared jars.

Note: This jelly can take up to one week to set. Please give it time.