Adjust for High Altitude Canning
Just as it does when baking a cake, a higher altitude can affect your fresh preserving recipes. But we’ll make it easy for you. Just follow these charts to determine how to adjust your recipe for altitude.
For Boiling Water Processing
If you are boiling at an altitude higher than 1,000 feet above sea level, adjust boiling water processing time as indicated.
|Altitude Feet||Increase Processing Time|
||5 minutes 10 minutes 15 minutes 20 minutes|
For Pressure Canning
If you are boiling at an altitude higher than 1,000 feet above sea level, adjust pressure pounds as indicated.
|Altitude Feet||Weighted Gauge||Dial Gauge|
||10 15 15 15 15 15||11 11 12 13 14 15|