Best in Show Sweet Bread and Butter Pickles

Best in Show Sweet Bread and Butter Pickles

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October 27, 2015

  • Yields: 6 pints
Best in Show Sweet Bread and Butter Pickles


1Sprinkle alum over sliced cucumbers, sliced onions, and diced peppers. Cover with ice and soak for 3 hours.

2Drain and rinse before canning

3Bring to boil, sugar, turmeric, mustard seed and vinegar.

4Add cucumber mixture to brine mixture. Bring to second boil.

5Pack pint jars with product. Pour hot brine over product, leaving 1/2-inch headspace and seal jars.

6Process jars for 10 minutes in a hot water bath.


4 qts cucumbers sliced

6 medium white onions sliced

1 green pepper diced

1 red pepper diced

1 pouch Mrs. Wages® Alum


5 cups sugar

1/2 tsp turmeric

2 Tbsp mustard seed

3 cups commercial white vinegar (5% acidity)


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