Venison Jelly (Spiced Grape Jelly)


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3 lbs. fully ripe grapes
1/2 cup apple vinegar
1 teaspoon cloves
2 teaspoons cinnamon


Wash and stem the grapes, place in a kettle and crush thoroughly. Add the vinegar, cloves and cinnamon. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes. Place the fruit in a jelly bag and strain out the juice. Measure the juice and complete as follows


4 cups juice
7 cups sugar
1/2 bottle liquid pectin


Place the juice and sugar in a large saucepan and blend. Bring to a boil and at once add the bottled pectin, stirring constantly. Bring to a full rolling boil and boil for 30 seconds. Remove from the heat, skim foam off the top, and pour quickly into hot, sterile jelly glasses. This makes about 11 medium-sized glasses of jelly.

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