A grandma apple jelly is a sweet preparation made of apples, water, sugar and lemon.

Easy to prepare, sweet and delicious, it’s perfect for breakfast and for daytime snacks.

Difficulty level : low
Prep time : 15 min
Rest time : 1 hour
Cook time : 1 h 30 min
Total time : 1 h 45 min + 1 h (rest)
Yield : 3 jam pots
5 big apples cut into quarters (preferably red and slightly sour)
4 cups water
4 cups caster sugar
1 lemon (juice)

Preparation :

  • In a large saucepan, bring the water to a boil with the lemon juice and whole apples without peeling them.
  • Lower the heat and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes, uncovered.
  • Do not crush the fruit during cooking.
  • Pour the apples into a sieve fitted with a gauze and let drain for about 1 hour until you get about 4 cups of juice.
  • In the same saucepan, bring the juice and sugar to a boil.
  • Lower the heat and simmer for about 1 hour, skimming carefully, until everything gels.
  • Perform the plate test (put a small plate in the freezer for a few minutes, place 1 tsp of jelly on the plate and immediately put the plate back in the freezer for a few minutes. If the jelly sticks to the plate by turning it over, it is cooked).
  • Pour into hot, sterilized jars.
  • Sterilize in boiling water 5 min for a long conservation.
  • Preserve and enjoy!

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