Pepper Jelly

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Pepper Jelly

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Pepper Jelly


  • 3 Cups Peppers (prepared*)
  • 7.5 Cups Sugar
  • 4.5 fl. oz. Water
  • 1 3/4 Cups Cider Vinegar
  • ⅓ Cup Pacific Pectin Mix


  1. Combine water and vinegar.
  2. Stir in Pacific Pectin Mix and heat to boiling.
  3. As soon as boiling begins, add peppers.
  4. Bring back to a boil.
  5. Slowly add the sugar in two parts.
  6. Continue heating and boil 1.5 minutes. (cook to 65 brix; 3.2 pH: 220°F sea level).
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Skim and pour mixture into jars. Jars may have to be inverted occasionally to suspend pepper pieces.

*To prepare peppers, cut in half and discard seeds and setm. Cut into small pieces or chop with food processor.

Note: there are many combinations of peppers that produce different colors, flavors, and heat. A typical combination is 2/5 Cups prepared bell peppers and ½ Cup prepared jalapeño pepper. A few drops of food coloring may be added if a deeper color is desired.

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