What Is a No Sugar-Added, Easy Recipe for Grape Jelly?


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In order to make grape jelly with no added sugar, mash up grapes and boil them in water, and then combine with calcium water and add erythritol and pectin powder, and then boil and remove from heat. It is important to make sure that the jars and lids are sterilized before jarring the jelly.

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What Is a No Sugar-Added, Easy Recipe for Grape Jelly?
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No Sugar Added Grape Jelly

This is a recipe for grape jelly that uses erythritol instead of added sugar. Erythritol is a type of sweetener that occurs naturally in fruit and contains around 95 percent less calories per gram than sugar.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 45 to 60 minutes


  • 3 1/2 pounds grapes
  • 4 cups fresh fruit juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1-2 cups Wholesome Sweeteners Zero Erythritol
  • 4 teaspoons calcium water
  • 4 teaspoons pectin powder

Step 1: Make fruit juice by removing the stems and mashing the grapes, and then simmering them in 1/2 cup water for about 10 minutes.

Step 2: Make calcium water by combining 1/2 cup water with 1/2 teaspoon of calcium powder.

Step 3: Wash and dry all jars and lids that the jelly will be stored in. Stir together the fruit juice, lemon juice and calcium water and stir well. Mix together erythritol and pectin powder into a separate bowl.

Step 4: Bring fruit juice to a boil and stir in erythritol and pectin while stirring vigorously. Let boil and then remove from heat, and then fill jars and let them sit in boiling water for 10 minutes before letting cool.

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