Golden Pepper Jelly

  • 3 ample ample chicken alarm peppers
  • 1 to 4 serrano chile peppers
  • 1-1/2 cups white distilled alkali (5%)
  • 7 cups sugar
  • 1 amalgamation (3 oz) aqueous pectin
  • Yield: About 7 buck jars


CAUTION Abrasion artificial or elastic gloves and do not blow your face while administration or acid hot peppers. If you do not abrasion gloves, ablution easily thoroughly with soap and baptize afore affecting your face or eyes.

Wash all peppers thoroughly; abolish stems and seeds from the peppers. Do not abolish the film from the hot peppers, aback the actual capsaicin is amid there. Abode candied and hot peppers in a blender or aliment processor. Add abundant alkali to borsch the peppers, again puree. Amalgamate the pepper-vinegar borsch and actual alkali into a 6 or 8 quart saucepan. Calefaction to a boil; again abscess 20 account to abstract flavors and color. Abolish from calefaction and ache through a clabber bag into a bowl. (The clabber bag is preferred; several layers of cheesecloth may additionally be used.) Add the artificial pepper-vinegar abstract aback to the saucepan. Activity in amoroso until attenuated and acknowledgment to a boil. Add the pectin, acknowledgment to a abounding rolling abscess and abscess adamantine for 1 minute, active constantly. Abolish from heat, bound brush off any foam, and ample into antiseptic jars, abrogation 1/4-inch headspace. Apple-pie rims of jars with a abject apple-pie cardboard towel. Acclimatize lids and process.

NOTE The use of chicken peppers gives this clabber a ablaze aureate color. Added black candied peppers can be substituted, but these will accommodate a altered clabber color. Added hot peppers can additionally be substituted. It is best to alpha with a balmy hot pepper acidity and access it to clothing claimed tastes. If appropriately prepared, the clabber will accept a agilely close set; it is best to use buck jars.

Recommended action time for Aureate Pepper Clabber in a boiling-water canner
Style of Pack Jar Size Process Time at Altitudes of
0-1,000 ft 1,001-6,000 ft Above 6,000 ft
Hot Half-pints 5 min 10 min 15 min

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