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10. Wheat flour’s ALWAYS BEST GROUND fresh at home;
I’ve helped several get their own Magic Mill
For lower-sugar jellies, try combining regular pectin powder (I detest sugar-free) with REGULAR ClearJel and YOUR choice of sweetener. By doing so, this helps boost the jelling potential, while safely reducing the amount of sugar that’s otherwise necessary! It makes a “soft-setting” jelly (but keeps it shape).… Read the rest
Best to microwave only one batch at a time. Since it’s such a small amount, simply refrigerate, rather than processing.
Microwave Jelly (small amounts)
by Sharon Anne
Yield: about 1 1/2 (half-pints)
1 Tbsp REGULAR pectin powder
3/4 Tbsp REGULAR ClearJel® powder
1 cup granulated sugar, divided (or Whey Low D granular)
9-ounces grape juice concentrate, thawed & undiluted
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
In a small bowl, mix together the pectin and ClearJel powder with 2-4 Tablespoons of your choice of sweetener and set aside.
Combine the juices in a 3-quart microwave-safe bowl, and then whisk in the remaining sweetener, plus the pectin-powdered mixture.
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