Ruby Red Grapefruit Jelly Recipe

Ruby Red Grapefruit Jelly is a refreshing and tangy spread that captures the vibrant flavors of ruby red grapefruits. Made with fresh grapefruit juice, sugar, and pectin, this jelly is bursting with citrusy goodness. It has a bright and zesty taste that pairs perfectly with toast, scones, or even as a glaze for meats. With its beautiful ruby red color and delightful flavor, this homemade jelly is sure to become a favorite in your kitchen.

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6hr total
6hr total
Ruby Red Grapefruit Jelly

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Ingredients for Ruby Red Grapefruit Jelly Recipe

  • 0.40 cup Fresh Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
  • 0.40 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/10 Package Powdered Fruit Pectin

Directions: Ruby Red Grapefruit Jelly Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by juicing the ruby red grapefruits until you have 2 cups of juice.
  • STEP 2.In a large saucepan, combine the grapefruit juice and sugar. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until the sugar has dissolved.
  • STEP 3.Once the mixture is boiling, add the pectin and continue to boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • STEP 4.Remove the saucepan from the heat and skim off any foam that has formed on the surface.
  • STEP 5.Pour the hot jelly into sterilized jars, leaving a 1/4-inch headspace. Seal the jars with lids and process in a water bath canner for 10 minutes.
  • STEP 6.After processing, remove the jars from the canner and let them cool completely. The jelly will thicken as it cools.
  • STEP 7.Store the cooled jars in a cool, dark place for up to 1 year.
  • STEP 8.Serve the ruby red grapefruit jelly on toast, scones, or use it as a glaze for meats. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • To sterilize the jars, wash them in hot, soapy water and rinse well. Place the jars in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and let them boil for 10 minutes. Remove the jars from the water and let them air dry.
  • Make sure to use fresh ruby red grapefruit juice for the best flavor. Avoid using bottled juice as it may contain additives or preservatives.
  • If you prefer a smoother jelly, strain the grapefruit juice before using it in the recipe to remove any pulp or seeds.

Storage and Serving

  • Once opened, store the jelly in the refrigerator and consume within 2-3 weeks.
  • Serve the ruby red grapefruit jelly on freshly toasted bread or scones for a delicious breakfast or snack.
  • You can also use the jelly as a glaze for meats like chicken or pork. Simply brush it on during the last few minutes of cooking for a tangy and flavorful finish.
calories per serving
3 g Fat< 1 g Protein26 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp