fruit essentials: raspberry jalapeno fruit spread

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By Andy Anderson !
from Wichita, KS

This is an easy/peasy recipe to make and will live in the fridge for up to a year. Although I doubt it will last that long. Easy to make with a minimum of ingredients, and tastes awesome… Oh, and by the way, it only takes about 30 minutes to makes. Use this as a base, vary the fruits… Have fun with it. As a matter of fact, if you do not want the heat, leave the peppers out. So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

serves Several
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For fruit essentials: raspberry jalapeno fruit spread

  • PLAN/PURCHASE
  • 2 1/2 c
    white sugar, granulated variety
  • 2 c
    frozen or fresh raspberries, frozen is just fine
  • 1 - 2 md
    peppers, like jalapeno, habanero, or any one of your favorites, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 Tbsp
    fruit pectin, powdered variety

How To Make fruit essentials: raspberry jalapeno fruit spread

  • 1
    PREP/PREPARE
  • 2
    You will need a medium size saucepan to make this recipe.
  • 3
    Gather your ingredients (mise en place).
  • 4
    Crush the berries, add them to a saucepan over medium-high heat, and then add all the ingredients; except the pectin.
  • 5
    Bring to a rolling boil, while constantly stirring, about 4 – 5 minutes.
  • 6
    Because you are making a fruit spread, the best tool to use here is a wooden spoon.
  • 7
    Stir in the pectin, and boil for an additional minute.
  • 8
    Remove from the heat and skim off any foam that sits on top.
  • 9
    Add to jars and allow to completely cool before placing into the refrigerator.
  • 10
    PLATE/PRESENT
  • So yummy
    11
    Use it in any way you would use a good fruit spread. I like it on toast with a bit of butter. Enjoy.
  • Stud Muffin
    12
    Keep the faith, and keep cooking.
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