Mint Jelly

Preparation info

  • Yield: approx.


    jelly jars
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Amish Canning & Preserving

Amish Canning & Preserving

By Laura Anne Lapp

Published 2019

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  • 3 cups water
  • cups fresh spearmint or peppermint leaves


  1. Bring water to a boil.
  2. Add mint leaves and turn off heat.
  3. Steep for 15 minutes.
  4. Strain tea.
  5. Add vinegar, pectin, butter, and food coloring (if using).
  6. Stirring constantly, mix well and bring to a boil.
  7. Add sugar and return to boil.
  8. Boil on high for 1 minute.
  9. Remove from heat and skim off foam