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    Default Crabapple jelly recipes, please!

    Last spring we put in a beautiful small crabapple tree that has given us a bucket full of large, tasty crabapples. I'd like to make crabapple jelly - preferably sugar-free.

    Does anyone have a good recipe for crabapple jelly - Please....

    Thanks in advance.
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    The heck with making jelly; I heard if you slightly cook it up and let it drain; it makes lots of PECTIN. I think crabapple jelly would be quite sour unless you added honey, sugar or something to it. I had a tree at a former home, but never made anything from the apples.

    When I was at a recent preparedness expo in Spokane, WA, a gal had a strainer sitting on her counter and she informed us it was crushed crabapples draining into another bowl. She uses it to make the rest of her jams during the season. I don't know if it keeps, but what a great idea when things go bad and you have a bunch of fruit and want to make jam and jelly!
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    Some varieties of crab apples are as tasty and sweet as regular apples. Chestnut and Whitney come to mind.

    I'd just use any regular apple jelly recipe.

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    Where we used to live, we had an ancient crab apple tree in the yard, and I made some wonderful crabapple jelly from it. I just used the recipe that came with the package of Sure-Jell. And I think they have sugar-free recipes, too.
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    Thanks, all. Maybe today or tomorrow ;)
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