Apricot Jelly

Prep Time
Cook Time
2h 30m
Ready In

"Blue Ribbon Preserves by Amendt. Get this book! kittens review at other place I made this jelly this morning with an excess of fresh apricots that I had, this is a very sweet jelly that I think could use a little less sugar, but I followed the amounts exactly for now, I think that next time I will try to cut down the sugar just slightly, never the less this jam is wonderful! thanks Dienia!..Kitten:) Yield 3 pints"

Original is 3 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (832 g)
  • Calories 1811.7
  • Total Fat - 14.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 15 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 440.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 10.4 g
  • Sugars - 423.7 g
  • Protein - 7.1 g
  • Calcium - 58.1 mg
  • Iron - 2.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 36.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Combine apricots and water.

Step 2

Over medium heat bring mixture to a boil.

Step 3

Reduce heat to a simmer gently for 5 minutes

Step 4

Take pan off heat; skim and let set 30 minutes.

Step 5

Sieve the apricots and strain juice from pulp (use pulp in apricot jam).

Step 6

Line sieve with 4 layers of clean damp cheese cloth.

Step 7

Strain; cover the juice and refrigerate overnight.

Step 8

Ladle the juice from container, being careful not to disturb the sediment from bottom using 3 cups of juice.

Step 9

To make the jelly, combine juices when they are warm add sugar.

Step 10

Stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved, bring to a rolling boil.

Step 11

Pour pectin in, bring to a rolling boil again, stirring constantly (apricot LOVES to burn) for 1 minute.

Step 12

Remove pan from heat; skim off foam.

Step 13

Ladle into hot jars, leaving 1/4 inch head space.

Step 14

Water bath for 15 minutes.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.

1 Reviews


My jelly seems a bit runny but I only got about 2 cups of apricot juice from the 5 cups of apricots and made 3 1/2 pints of jelly. It may still settle up a bit more.


review by:
(12 Jul 2022)

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