Cantaloupe Jelly Recipe

This simple jelly is a refreshing and unexpected spread for a variety of breads.

Cantaloupe Jelly Recipe

How To Make Cantaloupe Jelly

A simple way to keep cantaloupe for months. This tasty jelly recipe is a balanced blend of the delicate flavor of cantaloupe rounded off by the sweet and tangy essence of tangerine.

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 45 mins


  • 2 1/2 lbs. cantaloupe, peeled and diced
  • 2 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 peel tangerine , or orange


  1. Place cantaloupe covered with sugar in a covered bowl and put in refrigerator for 24 hours.
  2. Drain the cantaloupe, pouring off the sugar and liquid in a large saucepan.
  3. Bring to a boil over medium flame and boil for 5 minutes.
  4. Add diced cantaloupe, vanilla extract and peel.
  5. Insert candy thermometer and simmer, stirring occasionally until the thermometer reaches jelly temperature.
  6. Pour into sterilized jars; seal with wax and store in cool place.


  • Sugar: 15g
  • :
  • Calcium: 3mg
  • Calories: 58kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 76mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 5mg
  • Vitamin A: 959IU
  • Vitamin C: 10mg
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