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Best Instant Pot Peach Jam

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Explore a burst of flavors with our Instant Pot Peach Jam. Join us as we simplify jam-making, effortlessly infusing sweet peaches with a hint of spicy peppers in the Instant Pot. Elevate your spreads and appetizers with this homemade peach pepper jam that perfectly balances sweetness and heat.

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Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Unique Flavor Combo: This Instant Pot jam has sweet peaches and spicy peppers create an irresistible blend.
  • Easy Prep: Pressure cooker peach jam simplifies the jam-making process, no stirring needed.
  • Versatile Spread: This homemade peach jam is perfect for toast, sandwiches, or as a glaze for meats.

Recipe Ingredients:

  • Jalapeno Peppers: Adds heat and a slight vegetal flavor, creating a spicy contrast to the sweetness of the jam.
  • Fresh Peaches: The main ingredient, offering sweet and slightly tart flavors that form the base of the jam.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: Provides acidity, balancing the sweetness of the peaches and sugar.
  • Granulated Sugar: Sweetens the jam and helps it set properly by interacting with the pectin.
  • Certo Fruit Pectin: Thickens the jam, giving it its characteristic consistency.

How To Make Instant Pot Peach Jam?

Making peach jam has never been easier. Here are the steps.

Step One: Cut Up Peaches

Cut and dice the peaches and set to the side. Then, cut and dice the jalapeños, seeds and stem removed.

Instant Pot Peach Pepper Jam Ingredients.

Step Two: Add Jalapeno & Sugar

Mix the peaches, and jalapeños with sugar in the Instant Pot. Let them sit for 30 minutes.

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Step Four: Add Apple Cider

Add the Apple cider to the fruit mixture and stir to combine.

Step Five: Pressure Cook

Close the lid on the Instant Pot and close the valve to the sealed position. Set the Instant Pot to manual for 1 minute.

Step Six: Naturally Release

Release pressure naturally for 15 minutes. Carefully release the valve and remove the lid.

Step Seven: Blend

Using a hand blender blend or mash the mixture until well mixed. Drain excess juice if needed.

Step Eight: Saute Jam

Turn Instant Pot to ‘sauté function and allow the peach hot pepper jam to come to a boil. Add your pectin to the Instant Pot and mix to combine. Allow to simmer for 2-3 minutes or until slightly thickened.

Step Nine: Cool And Jar

Turn the Instant Pot off. Allow mixture to cool to room temperature. Once cooled pour the homemade jam into sterilized jars, and seal.

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Storage Instructions

  • Refrigerate Promptly: Store your Instant Pot peach pepper jam in the refrigerator in a sealed, airtight container to maintain freshness.
  • Use Clean Utensils: Always scoop out jam with clean, dry utensils to prevent contamination and extend its shelf life.
  • Consume Promptly or Freeze: Enjoy the jam within a few weeks to a few months for optimal quality. Consider freezing it in a freezer-safe container if you want to extend its shelf life further.

What To Serve With This Recipe?

  • Cheese and Charcuterie Board: Pair the peach pepper jam with a selection of cheeses and cured meats for a delightful combination of sweet, spicy, and savory.
  • Crackers or Toast: Spread the jam on crackers or toast for a simple yet delicious snack or appetizer.
  • Poached Chicken: Use the jam as a glaze for poached chicken or pork, adding a burst of flavor to your main dishes.
  • Brie or Cream Cheese: Serve the jam alongside Brie or cream cheese for a tasty and easy appetizer.
  • Croissants or Scones: Enjoy the jam on freshly baked croissants or Scones for a delightful breakfast or brunch option.
  • Sandwiches: Elevate your sandwiches by adding a dollop of peach pepper jam to enhance the overall flavor profile.

If you love this recipe be sure to check out our Instant Pot Strawberry Orange Jam.

F&Q’S

Do I Have to Use Peppers in Instant Pot Peach Pepper Jam?

This is a delicious recipe, however if you’re not looking for a hot jam, skip the peppers and make your peach jam the same way.

Why Can’t I Use Brown Sugar?

Brown sugar has a stronger flavor and darker color compared to white sugar. This might alter the taste and appearance of the peach jam. Brown sugar also contains molasses, which can affect the texture of the jam. It might make the jam slightly thicker or give it a different consistency compared to using white sugar.

How To Know Which When Peaches Are Ripe?

How To Know Which When Peaches Are Ripe?
To determine if you have ripe peaches, gently squeeze them for slight give, check for a sweet fragrance around the stem, and opt for vibrant colors with golden undertones.

Can I Use Frozen Peaches?

Yes, you can use frozen peaches to make peach jam; however, be sure to thaw them completely and drain off any excess liquid before using them in the jam recipe.

Can I Use Frozen Peaches?

Yes, you can use frozen peaches to make peach jam; however, be sure to thaw them completely and drain off any excess liquid before using them in the jam recipe

instant pot Peach Pepper Jam

Instant Pot Peach Pepper Jam

Yield: 5
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

You will experience a different kind yet delicious taste with this Instant Pot Peach Pepper Jam. You want something sweet and spicy? Then try this recipe.

Ingredients

  • 5 whole Jalapeno Peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 5 cups ( 8-9 peaches ) sliced, skin onm NO seed
  • 2 cups Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 4 cups Granulated Sugar
  • 1 package Certo Fruit Pectin

Instructions

    Cut and dice the peaches and set to the side. Then, cut and dice the jalapeños, seeds and stem removed.

    Mix the peaches, and jalapeños with sugar in the instant pot. Let them sit for 30 minutes Then add the Apple cider to the fruit mixture and stir to combine. Close the lid on the instant pot and close the valve to the sealed position. Set the Instant Pot to manual for 1 minute.

    Release pressure naturally for 15 minutes. Carefully release the valve and remove the lid.

    Using a hand blender blend / mash mixture until well mixed. Drain excess juice if needed.

    Turn Instant Pot to "sauté" function and allow the peach hot pepper jam to come to a boil. Add your pectin to the Instant Pot and mix to combine. Allow to simmer for 2-3 minutes or until slightly thickened.

    Turn the Instant Pot off. Allow mixture to cool to room temperature. Once cooled then pour into jars, and seal.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 5 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 695Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 27mgCarbohydrates: 176gFiber: 2gSugar: 164gProtein: 0g

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For more Homemade Jams check out this article on the best Instant Pot Jam Recipes. Whether using peaches, Oranges, or strawberries, sugar and lemon juice, making Homemade Jam in the Instant Pot can be super easy.

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