By Sylvia Britton


  • 3 cups beet juice
  • 4 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 box powdered pectin
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 1 small pkg. raspberry-flavored unsweetened Kool-Aid

    To make beet juice: Peel and dice raw beets, simmer them til the water is very dark red. Strain.

  • Combine beet juice, lemon juice, and pectin (Sure Jell) in large pan.
  • Bring to a rolling boil. Quickly add sugar and boil for 6 minutes.
  • Add the soft drink powder and mix thoroughly.
  • Pour into sterilized 8 ounce jelly jars. Fill to within 1/2 inch of top.
  • Put on cap, screw band firmly tight.
  • Process in boiling water bath 5 minutes. Yield: Four 8-oz. jars.

    This is beautiful stuff and makes very nice gifts….

  • © 2006 Sylvia Britton