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  • First, the juice: shopping list
  • To a large pot, add 2 gallons mayhaw fruit and enough water to cover the fruit by no more than 1 inch. Boil mayhaw till tender. Strain off pulp and seeds in colander, catching the juice in another container. Now pour juice through small mesh strainer till fairly clear. Some folks add a drop or two of red food coloring just to give it a brighter color and make it look pretty. shopping list

How to make it

  • Now for the jelly:
  • Bring 4 cups of juice to a boil. Add 1 package powdered Sure Jell. Bring to a rolling boil for 3 minutes. Add 5 cups of sugar, bring to a boil for 1 minute. Fill sterilized jars to 1/4 inch from top, cap tightly and invert for a few minutes to complete process.

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    " It was excellent "
    kajunspot ate it and said...
    Just made my first batch. Just like what my grandparents made.
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  • michelle73 9 years ago
    I've never heard of a mayhaw berry. They look a lot like cherries!
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  • lumpy1 9 years ago
    thanks for posting the information. i love stuff like this. keep up the good work. holly
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  • live2eat 9 years ago
    this brings back nothing but wonderful memories of my nanny. the only jelly she ever had at her house was her homemade mayhaw jelly. thanks for the wonderful post. simple but oh so good.
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    " It was excellent "
    peetabear ate it and said...
    thank you for the interesting information on Mayhaws... that is worth a five in my book... and if I ever find some I will be sure to try this jelly..
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    " It was excellent "
    chefelaine ate it and said...
    Love homemade jellies!! HIGH FIVE, and thank you for sharing this recipe! :+D
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