Mrs Wages Pepper Jelly Kit
Mrs Wages Pepper Jelly Kit is a complete mix kit for making that special pepper jelly. This Pepper Jelly Kit in a box, complete with pectin and spices to make the best pepper jelly! Contains 2.6 oz. of pepper jelly mix and 5.25 oz. pectin blend. Use this jelly kit to make that special pepper jelly, with just the right amount of red bell peppers and jalapeno peppers to make it appealing for everyone in the family. This versatile jelly base bursts with a rich, spicy and great-tasting flavor in your mouth.
4 lbs fresh bell peppers (8-10 medium)* 2 cups White Distilled Vinegar (5% acidity)
1/4 cup bottled lemon juice
1 pouch Mrs Wages Pectin Blend
1 pouch Mrs Wages Pepper Jelly Mix
9 cups sugar
PREPARE and PROCESS home canning jars and lids according to manufacturer's instructions for sterilized jars. Keep jars hot.
WASH bell peppers, seed and chop. Place chopped peppers in a juicer to extract pepper juice into a 2-quart container. Skim off foam. Or, place chopped peppers in a food processor and puree to smooth.. Gently strain puree through cheesecloth into a 2-quart container. If needed, add water to pepper juice to yield 5 cups (40 fl oz) of juice.
COMBINE prepared pepper juice, White Distilled Vinegar and lemon juice in a large non-reactive saucepan. Do not use aluminum. Stir in Mrs Wages Pectin Blend and Mrs Wages Pepper Jelly Mix. Heat mixture to a boil, stirring frequently. Stir in sugar all at once, and return mixture to a full rolling boil. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
LADLE hot mixture carefully into hot jars, filling evenly. Leave 1/4-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles, wipe rim and cap each jar as it is filled.
PROCESS half-pints 5 minutes** in a boiling water bath canner. Turn off heat, carefully remove canner lid and let jars stand for 5 minutes in canner. Remove jars. Let jars sit undisturbed to cool at room temperature for 12 to 24 hours. Test jars for airtight seals according to manufacturer's directions. If jars do not completely seal, refrigerate and consume within 1 week.
Product is ready to eat after 24 hours. Before serving, chill to enhance flavor. Store properly processed shelf-stable product in a cool place, and use within 1 year. *Please note combining green bell peppers with red, yellow or orange
Bell pepper may result in an unappealing jelly color.
"Processing time listed is for altitudes less than 1000 feet. At altitudes of 1000 feet or more, increase processing time 1 minute for each 1000 feet of altitude.
7.85 Oz box
Yield: 12 half pints
Ingredients: Fruit Pectin Blend: Dextrin, Fruit Pectin, Fumaric Acid Pepper Jelly Mix: Red Bell & Jalapeno Peppers, Sugar, Garlic, Citric Acid.