Soft Drink Jelly

Total Time
5 mins
30 mins

I took another recipe and changed it to suit my taste and to offer more choices of flavors. I have made this recipe many times and each time it comes out perfect. I hope you enjoy the results as much as we do. Cream Soda, Orange, Mello Yello and Strawberry are our favorites so far.

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  • 1 (12 ounce) bottle carbonated beverages
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 (3 ounce) envelope liquid pectin


  1. Combine soft drink and sugar in a heavy sauce pot.
  2. Bring to boil and boil one minute.
  3. Add pectin.
  4. Stirring constantly, bring to another boil and boil hard for 1 minute.
  5. Ladle into clean hot jars seal with clean hot lids and bans.
  6. For those who prefer - Process for 5 minutes in a boiling water bath canner.
  7. NOTE: I use and prefer the inversion method for this recipe.
  8. Cook time is estimate.