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Dr. Pepper Dixie Jelly

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5 jars

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups Dr. Pepper cola
  • dry pectin (a small box)
  • 14 cup lemon juice
  • 3 drops red food coloring (optional)
  • 3 12 cups sugar
  • paraffin wax


  1. Mix Dr. Pepper, powdered pectin and lemon juice in a large saucepan.
  2. Add coloring, if desired.
  3. Measure sugar into a bowl to add later.
  4. Place Dr. Pepper mixture over high heat and stir until mixture comes to a hard boil.
  5. At once stir in sugar.
  6. Bring to a full rolling boil and boil hard one minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, skim off foam with metal spoon and pour quickly into glasses.
  7. Cover at once with 1/8-inch hot paraffin.
  8. Allow several days to set.

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