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Ball RealFruit Classic Pectin

Product Description

Makes up to 22 half pints. Better jam flavor.
1 old box = 6 tbsp of this pectin.

Preparation Instructions

Store in a cool, dry place. Replace plastic cap tightly after use. Shake well before measuring. Select Your Jam Recipe: For Every 2 (8 oz) Half Pints of Jam, You Will Need: Prepared Fruit (See Table): 1-1/3 cups traditional jam or 1-1/3 cups reduced sugar jam; Bottled Lemon Juice, Use Only with Blueberries, Peaches and Sweet Cherries: 3 tsp traditional jam or 3 tsp reduced sugar jam; Ball RealFruit Classic Pectin: 1-1/2 tbsp traditional jam or 1-1/2 tbsp reduced sugar jam; Granulated Sugar: 1-2/3 cups traditional jam or 1 cup reduced sugar jam. Consumer preferred recipe. To Prepare Fruit: Strawberry: Hull and crush one layer at a time using a potato masher. Peaches or Pears: Peel and pit. Finely chop. Raspberry, Blackberry or Blueberry: Crush one layer at a time using a potato masher. Cherries: Remove stems and pits. Finely chop. Note: Do not exceed 10 jars per batch - set may not occur in larger batch sizes. Make Your Jam: 1. Prepare waterbath canner, jars and lids according to manufacturer's instructions, if preserving. Prepare and measure ingredients for recipe. 2. Combine prepared fruit and lemon juice (if required) in an 8-quart saucepan, Gradually stir in Ball RealFruit Pectin. Add butter, if using. Bring mixture to a full rolling boil that cannot be stirred down, over high heat, stirring constantly. 3. Add entire measure of sugar, stirring to dissolve. Return mixture to a full rolling boil, Boil hard 1minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Skim foam, if necessary. 4. Pack based on enjoy now or fresh preserve steps. Quick Tip: Add up to 1/4 tsp butter or margarine to reduce foaming, if desired. Preserve Your Jam: Enjoy now. Refrigerate up to 3 weeks. 1. Ladle hot jam into hot jars. Cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes. 2. Refrigerate jam or serve immediately. Quick Tip: Keep in mind your jam can take up to 2 weeks to fully set. Or Fresh Preserve: Store up to 1 year. 1. Ladle hot jam into hot jars, one at a time, leaving 1/4 inch headspace. Wipe rims. Center lids on jars. Apply bands and adjust to fingertip tight. 2. Place filled jars in canner ensuring jars are covered by 1 to 2 inches of water. Place lid on canner. Bring water to gentle, steady boil. 3. Process jars for 10 minutes, adjusting for altitude (Increase Processing Time: 5 minutes for 1,001 to 3,000 ft; 10 minutes for 3,001 to 6,000 ft; 15 minutes for 6,001 to 8,000 ft; 20 minutes for 8,001 to 10,000 ft). Turn off heat, remove lid and let jars stand for 5 minutes. 4. Remove jars and cool, Check lids for seal after 24 hours. Lid should not flex up and down when center is pressed. Clean and store jars according to manufacturer's instructions.

Ingredients Dextrose, Fruit Pectin, Citric Acid (Assists Gel).

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$4.48  each
Nutrition Facts
  • RealFruit Classic Pectin

    Serving Size   0.25 tsp(0.7g)
    Serving Per Container about 196

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 0
    Total Fat 0g
    Sodium 0mg
    Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
    Protein 0g 0%


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