Apple Jelly Spread No2 Recipe
2 cup unsweetened apple juice
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
6 large cloves/whole
2 tsp granulated gelatin
1/2 cup water, cold
1 sugar substitute equal to -
3/4 cup sugar
1 red food color (opt.)
Combine apple and lemon juices and whole cloves in a heavy
saucepan. Bring to a boil; simmer gently 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, soak gelatin in cold water. Remove apple juice from
heat; discard cloves; add gelatin and sweetener and mix well to
dissolve. Add about three drops red food color if desired; mix well.
Pour carefully into two small, hot jars. Cover lightly until cooled.
Then cover tightly and store in refrigerator no longer than two
weeks. Yield: 2 cups.
Serving size: 1 tablespoon. Nutritional information per serving:
Carbohydrates ~ 2g; Protein - 0g; Fat - 0g; Calories - 10; Fiber - 0g;
Sodium - 1mg; Cholesterol - 0mg. Exchanges per serving: Up to 2
tablespoons may be considered "free." NOTE: Low-sodium diets: This
recipe is excellent. Source: The Art of Cooking for the Diabetic, by
Mary Abbott Hess.
Formatted by: Nancy Filbert; December, 1995
to Diabetic Recipes
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