What is the minimum amount of sweetener I can use and still disperse the pectin adequately?

Table 1 below gives you the minimum amount of sweetener required for adequate disbursement of the pectin.


Pectin to add                          Minimum amount of sweetener required
1 teaspoon (or less)                 2 Tablespoons sugar or honey
2 teaspoons                            ¼ cup sugar or honey
3 teaspoons                             3/8 cup sugar or honey
4 teaspoons                             ½ cup sugar or honey
5 teaspoons                            5/8 cup sugar or honey
6 teaspoons                             ¾ cup sugar or honey
7 or 8 teaspoons                      1 cup sugar or honey

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