Ruby Red Grapefruit Jelly


Our Ruby Red Grapefruit Jelly recipe simply and artistically combines the delightful flavors from red grapefruit, lemon and sugar to make this sweet homemade treat.

Ruby Red Grapefruit Jelly
Photo: Kritsada Panichgul
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
1 mins
Process Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
31 mins
5 half-pints


  • 4 cup sugar

  • 2 cup red grapefruit juice

  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice

  • ½ of a 6-ounce package (1 foil pouch) liquid fruit pectin


  1. In a 5- to 6-quart heavy pot combine sugar, grapefruit juice, and lemon juice. Bring mixture to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Stir in pectin. Return to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Quickly skim off foam with a metal spoon.

  2. Ladle hot jelly into hot sterilized half-pint canning jars, leaving a 1/4-inch headspace. Wipe jar rims; adjust lids and screw bands.

  3. Process filled jars in a boiling-water canner for 5 minutes (start timing when water returns to boiling). Remove jars from canner; cool on wire racks. Makes 5 half-pints.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

50 Calories
13g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 67
Calories 50
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Total Sugars 13g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 1mg 0%
Potassium 13mg 0%
Folate, total 0.8mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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