Light My Fire Habanero Pepper Sauce is deliciously hot while the heat is tempered by the sweet peaches
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Light My Fire Flaming Habanero Pepper Sauce

Light My Fire Habanero Pepper Sauce has heat with a touch of sweetness. Hot has never tasted so good. Easy to make and great to give as a gift to all of your hot sauce lovers. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: condiment, hot sauce, sauce, seasoning
Cuisine: Latin American, Mexican, Spanish, Tex-Mex
Keyword: gift sauce, habanero sauce, hot-sweet sauce, pepper sauce
Servings: 5 -- 6 oz. bottles
Calories: 237kcal
Author: Marisa Franca @ All Our Way


  • 12 habanero peppers seeded, if desired. (our peppers didn't have many seeds so we left them as is)
  • 15.5 oz. 15.5 ounce can sliced peaches in light syrup
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup dark molasses
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 peeled garlic cloves
  • 1/4 tsp liquid smoke
  • 1 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground allspice


  • Be sure to use rubber/latex gloves when handling habanero peppers. The seeds in the peppers contain a lot of the heat. You can use less peppers and seed all of the habaneros for a milder sauce.
  • Place the prepared peppers in a blender or food processor. Add the peaches, molasses, brown sugar, mustard, garlic, liquid smoke, vinegar and spices. Process until the mixture is liquid and smooth.
  • Pour the habanero sauce into a pan and over medium-high heat bring to a boil. Once it boils, lower the temperature so that the sauce simmers for 10 minutes.
  • Let cool and pour into clean jars. Refrigerate overnight before using. Store in refrigerator.


The sauce should rest in the refrigerator overnight before consuming. This will make 5 -- 6 oz. bottles.


Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2886mg | Potassium: 865mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 1360IU | Vitamin C: 164.5mg | Calcium: 109mg | Iron: 3.6mg