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How to make wine jelly

Taken from America's Test Kitchen Feed.

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INGREDIENTS
Start with a standard bottle of red wine, full bodied and fruity is best.

Start with a standard bottle of red wine, full bodied and fruity is best.

Reduce 1 1/4 cups of wine to 1/3 cup, boiling over medium-high heat for 15-20 mins. Set reduced wine aside.

Reduce 1 1/4 cups of wine to 1/3 cup, boiling over medium-high heat for 15-20 mins. Set reduced wine aside.

Boil remaining wine and sugar together. Stir in pectin, lemon juice, & butter, and return to vigorous boil, stirring constantly for 1 min.

Boil remaining wine and sugar together. Stir in pectin, lemon juice, & butter, and return to vigorous boil, stirring constantly for 1 min.

Remove from heat and stir in reserved reduced wine.

Transfer jelly to jars & let cool to room temperature before refrigerating. Let jelly set for 12-24 hrs. (I made a double-batch here. You may have some left over).

Transfer jelly to jars & let cool to room temperature before refrigerating. Let jelly set for 12-24 hrs. (I made a double-batch here. You may have some left over).

Make cute labels for jelly jars.

Make cute labels for jelly jars.

Serve with blue cheese & water crackers (1 8-oz jar per box of crackers & wedge of blue cheese). Makes a great party appetizer!

  • 1.0 750-ml bottle red wine
  • 3.0c Granulated sugar
  • 1.0 3-oz envelope liquid pectin
  • 3.0Tbsp Lemon juice
  • 0.0tsp Butter
  • 4.0 8-oz jelly jars
  • 8.0oz Or more blue cheese
  • 1.0 Box water crackers