3 cups water
1 box powdered pectin
1 package unsweetened drink powder such as Kool-Aid or Wyler’s, any flavor
3 cups sugar
Mix water, pectin and drink powder together. Bring to a rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Stir in sugar. Stir and bring to a full rolling boil that cannot be stirred down. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Quickly skim off foam with a large metal spoon. Ladle into hot, sterilized jars leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Wipe jar rims. Put on hot lids and canning rings. Process in a boiling water canner using the hot pack method.
|Boiling water canner|
Processing time at altitudes of
|0 -1,000 ft||1,001 - 6,000 ft||Above 6,000 ft|
|4-ounce, half pints or pints||5 minutes||10 minutes||15 minutes|
Makes about 10 4-ounce jars or 5 8-ounce jars.