Crabapple Jelly

Crabapple Jelly

  • 2 hours
  • 90 minutes


  • Quartered crabapples
  • White sugar
  • Water


  1. 1. Add the crabapples to a large saucepan and cover with water.
  2. 2. Bring to a boil and simmer for 60 to 90 minutes, covered.
  3. 3. Collect the liquid by draining the crabapples through a cheesecloth, without squeezing the fruits. This step should take about two hours.
  4. 4. Measure the liquid and pour it in the same clean saucepan.
  5. 5. Add 3/4 of the liquid quantity in sugar and bring to a boil. Simmer until the liquid reaches 104°C (219 °F).
  6. 6. Pour the liquid into sterilized Mason jars and let cool to room temperature. Seal the jars and keep in the refrigerator.