How do you use Sure Jell fruit pectin?

Sure-Jell Premium Fruit Pectin is a kitchen staple for homemade jams and jellies. America’s original since 1934, this premium gelling agent makes a great food thickener. Simply mix this powdered fruit pectin into traditional cooked or quick freezer jams to help your preserves thicken for the perfect set.

How do you make easy pumpkin jam?

Combine pumpkin puree, orange juices, spices, and sugar in a medium saucepan. Cook over high heat until the mixture begins to boil. Continue to cook while stirring constantly for 10 minutes or until thickened. Transfer to sterile glass jars, seal and refrigerate until ready to serve.

How much fruit do you need for sure jell?

Drain well before filling. Stem and crush strawberries thoroughly, one layer at a time. Measure exactly 5 cups prepared fruit into 6- or 8-qt.

How long do you cook pumpkin jam?

Wash jars and lids (tops) in hot soapy water or run through the dishwasher. Combine all ingredients in a large pot or Dutch oven and stir to combine. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Maintain a steady boil and cook for 15-20 minutes stirring frequently to keep the jam from sticking to the bottom of the pot.

Is pectin the same as sure jell?

Sure-Jell makes a pectin called MCP (Modified Citrus Pectin). It’s marketed as a premium pectin using citrus pectin but it’s hard to find except on the west coast.

How much pectin is in a box of Sure Jell?

One 1.75 ounce box of Sure-Jell dry pectin Is Equivalent To 1 box = 4 tablespoons (plus about 1/2 gram more…)

Does pumpkin have pectin?

Fresh pumpkin contains 1.26 per cent pectin (as calcium pectate).

How do you make Persian pumpkin jam?


  1. In a small, heavy-bottomed pan, combine the sugar and water.
  2. Put the pumpkin cubes into a large pot, pour the syrup over it and add the lime juice and cardamom.
  3. Bring to a boil for 5-7 minutes on medium-high heat.
  4. Add the rosewater in the last 10-15 minutes.

How long does it take for Sure-Jell to set?

Immediately pour into sterilized jar. Cover and let stand up to 24 hours to check set of jam or jelly.

Is pectin the same as Sure-Jell?

Can you freeze pumpkin jam?

Freeze it! Puree it and put it into plastic containers and put it in your freezer for about 6 months. They will last well into the holiday season.

What can I use instead of Sure-Jell?

If you want an easy one-for-one substitute for low-sugar Sure-Jell, low-sugar Ball RealFruit is the one to pick. Sure-Jell and Ball can be used interchangeably, but Pomona’s is tricky to substitute.