Red currant jelly: frequently specified in recipes, rarely seen on store shelves. But all you need are some red currants, a jelly bag and a dream. And some sugar and a little no sugar pectin. (Ponder that koan while you cook the jelly...)
Who doesn't like doughnuts? No one, right? It turns out they aren't that difficult to make at home with a couple hours, a few basic ingredients and tools you'll be in jelly doughnut heaven. You'll also have some spare rhubarb jelly for later!
It takes a bit of work to make the fruit juice required for a colorfully translucent jelly. A proper ratio of fruit, pectin, acid, and sugar is required; do not fret, it is not nearly as complicated as it seems.