Jaboticaba Jelly


Shonn Takiue



Wash freshly picked jaboticaba

Put fruit into stockpot

Add water to just under level of fruit

Bring to boil while stirring and smashing fruit

Strain fruit in jelly bag or chinois

When remaining pulp is cool, squeeze by hand

Add this to strained juice as it helps to increase color andtaste.


Measure 8 cups of juice (remainder can be frozen for futureuse)

Bring juice to boil

Add 4 boxes of pectin and return to boil

Add 8 cups sugar and return to boil


Remove from fire and fill sterilized jars.

Seal and boil jars for 20 minutes with 2 inches or more ofwater covering jars.


Remove from water and let cool