Making Jelly From Juice?

I was given several free bottles of Juicy Juice with no sugar added and was wondering if I can make jelly for Christmas gifts, any recipes? I do have 3 boxes of Surejell ready for use also. I have made jelly from fresh fruit but never from bottled juice. Please help! I am currently unemployed and money is tight but I still want to give some gifts of love. All help will be appreciated.


Mary from Brownstown, IL


Making Jelly From Juice?

Have you looked in the boxes of Sure Jell for instructions? When I wanted to make pepper jelly I looked all over for a recipe to do it and there was a recipe right in the box. (12/13/2006)

By Pattie Hartley

Making Jelly From Juice?

I'm sure you can use most juices. Several years ago I made grape jelly from grape juice and it was the easiest jelly I ever made. Your Sure-Jell will give you the measurements and directions. It's a lovely idea and I'm sure your recipients will be pleased. Merry Christmas! (12/14/2006)

By Frances Joan Resch

Making Jelly From Juice?

Here's a thrifty hint I learned from a friend. When you peel apples for pies or whatever, scrub them really good first, then put all the peels and the cores into a large pan (minus any bad spots, of course). Cover with water (careful not to use too much) and put on to cook. Once it comes to a boil, lower heat and simmer for a couple of hours. Strain, throw out the peels, and use the "juice" to make apple jelly. (12/15/2006)


By susan

Making Jelly From Juice?

Try this link:

I've made jelly from this recipe and it turned out really well. (12/15/2006)

Making Jelly From Juice?

I would like to thank everyone who responded to my question. I have since just tried my own recipe and the one I came up with was pretty good. I am new at writing recipes but here it is none-the-less.

The ingredients I used are:
1-46 oz. bottled juice * 1 Box Sure-jell pectin * 1-Tb.+ 1-tsp. lemon juice * 8 1/2 cups sugar * 1/2 tsp. margarine

Take one 46 oz. jar of any juice & put on medium high heat till it starts to boil. Add all the lemon juice (I used bottled). Bring to a rolling boil stirring occasionally. Then pour in one box of Sure-jell pectin and the margarine and stir often to prevent sticking. In separate bowl measure out 8 1/2 cups sugar, and set aside. When the juice comes to a full and constant rolling boil, add sugar all at once.


Stir to dissolve the sugar and stir very often until it comes back to a full rolling boil that can't be stirred down. Then time for one minute stirring constantly. After one minute take off stove & fill 6-12 oz. jelly jars and put in water bath for 10 minutes.

I made this jelly a few days ago and so far it looks fine and has set to a medium firm stage.

Feel free to use this recipe, and hope for the best. Your results may be different than mine.
I know my friends and family will enjoy it. The samples I took from each batch I made tasted great.
Wishing all a great & safe holiday season. May God be with you all. (12/16/2006)

By Mary from Brownstown,IL

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May 25, 20180 found this helpful

Do you think that if I added more pectin, this would get firmer? It seems a bit soft & like it will be runny. Thanks.

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