Cantaloupe Jelly Recipe

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angeli Published: May 7, 2020 Modified: September 18, 2020
Cantaloupe Jelly Recipe

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

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.

  • 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.

How To Make Cantaloupe Jelly

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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
Serves:
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Ingredients

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

Instructions

  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.
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