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Mountain Dew Jelly Recipe

  • Author: maria
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups
  • Category: Condiment/Spread
  • Method: Boiling/Preserving
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan



Make your mornings brighter with this fun and flavorful Mountain Dew jelly recipe. This unique jelly captures the citrusy essence of Mountain Dew, perfect for spreading on toast or adding to desserts. Easy to make with simple ingredients, it’s a delightful twist on traditional jelly.


  • 3 cups Mountain Dew
  • 1 package (1.75 oz) powdered fruit pectin
  • 4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  • In a large pot, combine Mountain Dew and lemon juice.
  • Gradually stir in the powdered pectin.
  • Bring the mixture to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
  • Add the sugar all at once, stirring continuously.
  • Return to a full rolling boil and boil for exactly 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and skim off any foam with a metal spoon.
  • Carefully ladle the hot jelly into sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
  • Wipe the rims of the jars with a clean, damp cloth and seal with lids.
  • Process in a boiling water bath for 5 minutes.
  • Remove jars and let cool completely at room temperature.


  • Ensure the jars are properly sterilized to prevent contamination.
  • For a more intense flavor, reduce the Mountain Dew to 2 cups by boiling it down before starting the recipe.
  • Store in a cool, dark place for up to 1 year. Refrigerate after opening.


  • Serving Size: 1 tbsp
  • Calories: 50
  • Sugar: 13g
  • Sodium: 0mg

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