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Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 5 whole allspice berries

  2. 1 Tablespoon crushed dried ancho chile peppers

  3. 2 cups sweet red wine such as Lambrusco

  4. 3 cups granulated white sugar

  5. 1 teaspoon yellow food color 3/4 teaspoon red food color 6 ounces liquid pectin

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Pour red wine into a container with a tight-fitting lid. Add allspice berries and ancho chile peppers. Seal container and shake to combine. Let steep for 4 hours on the countertop away from sun.

  2. Line a large mesh strainer with cheesecloth and strain chile wine into a saucepan. Add sugar and food colorings , then stir. Bring slowly to a simmer and cook, stirring constantly, until all of the sugar has dissolved and wine is clear, about 5 minutes.

  3. Remove from heat and stir in pectin. Skim off the foam and pour into sterilized jars leaving 1/2-inch head-space. Seal and process in the canner according to manufacturer's directions.

  4. Yield: about 4 half-pints


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