Tang-Breakfast Drink Jelly

“That's right---the astronaut's drink! This came from a 1974 Sure-Jell booklet. My kids enjoyed the jelly on toast, and they said their friends didn't believe it was made from a powdered drink. A definite conversation-piece!”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
64
YIELD:
6 half-pint jars
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 34 cups sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • 12 cup Tang orange crystals, powdered drink
  • 18 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 (1 3/4 ounce) box fruit pectin (powdered)

Directions

  1. Measure sugar and set aside.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a large saucepan; mix well.
  3. Place over high heat and stir until mixture comes to a hard boil.
  4. Immediately add all sugar and stir.
  5. Bring to a full rolling boil and boil hard one minute, stirring constantly.
  6. Remove from heat, skim off foam with a metal spoon, and pour quickly into half-pint glass jars.
  7. Wipe rims, apply lids and water bath process for 10 minutes.
  8. Remove from canner and place jars on a clean, dry towel to cool.

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