Crabapple Jelly Recipe

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Crabapple Jelly
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  • 5 gallons crabapples
  • 1 -2 kg sugar
  • cheesecloth


  1. Wash your crab apples to remove critters and any dirt.
  2. Throw out any rotten or bad ones, remove leaves and any woody stuff.
  3. But leave them whole no need to remove centers etc - (waste of time).
  4. Put in large pot 2/3 full otherwise it will boil over.
  5. Fill pot till all the apples float.
  6. Heat on Med. heat till boiling, once they boil cook for 2-3 hours.
  7. Strain the mixture through cheese cloth keeping the liquid, thats gonna be our jelly.
  8. If you want you can make crabapple cheese with the solids ( but were here to make jelly).
  9. Measure the liquid as best you can for every 1 L of liquid you will need 1 kg of sugar.
  10. Add sugar to liquid in a pot, and stir till boiling then reduce heat but keep it low rolling boil for about 10-15 minute.
  11. Then you can reduce heat to low.
  12. On a small plate take your stir stick or wooden spoon and drizzel a few drops of the liquid allowing it to cool. keep doing this till it jells.
  13. When it jells you are ready to start canning (see pic's).
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1252.19 Kcal (5243 kJ)
Calories from fat 0 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 11.8mg 0%
Potassium 1709.93mg 36%
Total Carbs 325.97g 109%
Sugars 147g 588%
Vitamin C 70.4mg 117%
Calcium 159.9mg 16%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 121.59 Kcal (509 kJ)
Calories from fat 0 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 1.15mg 0%
Potassium 166.04mg 36%
Total Carbs 31.65g 109%
Sugars 14.27g 588%
Vitamin C 6.8mg 117%
Calcium 15.5mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 25
  • 35

Good Points

  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • sodium free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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