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Ghost Chili ( hottest pepper in the world) Pumpkin Spice Coffee

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Have you ever heard of The Ghost pepper?  In case you haven't,  it is The hottest chili pepper in the world.  It will cause grown men to shed tears, seriously. I wanted to find a recipe using the Naga Ghost pepper to make a pot of coffee for my husband.  I actually thought he might enjoy it.  He did not like it at all,  but surprisingly I did!  The truth is I have always appreciated the smell of fresh ground coffee and the smell of coffee during the brewing process,  but have never acquired a taste for the drink itself.  I tried this coffee and was surprised after all these years that I actually enjoyed it. I modified the recipe that I found online and this Instructable is my version of the Ghost Chili Pumpkin Spice Coffee.  

I found the recipe here:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiBI232oJUI  .  I recommend everyone to view these videos of men filmed while they eat the Ghost pepper and you can see just how hot they really are. The videos are a little slow but well worth the time to view  them. One video will share facts about the pepper.   Here are the links: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHi4KZjHOQY&feature=related and here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JObwMlNWpE&feature=related.






 
 
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Step 1: Recipe

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1 Cup fresh coffee beans ( You may use regular ground coffee but it is best with the freshly ground beans.)
2 teaspoons Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Ginger
1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon Allspice
Pinch of dried Naga Jolokia pepper
Sugar to coat the coffee cup rim
Agave to coat the coffee cup rim
Spring water for brewing with a dash of salt
Cream ( He did not recommend non dairy creamer with this recipe.)
Crackers and jam optional 

 

Step 2: Tools

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Coffee maker
Coffee grinder optional if using ground coffee
2 Small bowls with lids
Teaspoon
Coffee cup and saucer 
1 Cup measuring cup
Measuring spoons





Step 3: Grind Coffee Beans

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Measure the coffee beans
Grind the beans using the fine option


cjs12981 year ago
The hottest edible pepper in the world is the Trinidad Scorpion, not the Jolokia.
l8nite2 years ago
I thought I had mixed hot peppers with everything, but I never thought about coffee ! This is like a dessert coffee, gonna have to try it !
My 1st experience with the "ghost" was in an eatery called Tijuana Flats, they have an awesome set up of sauces from mild to XXtreme. I covered my burrito in the ghost pepper sauce, the 1st bite wasn't bad, by the 4th bite my endorphins were flowing at mach speeds and my eyeballs were starting to sweat. My wife who thinks black pepper is spicy used my spoon to spread some sourcream on her meal, her 1st bite had her gasping and reaching for the ice water and the spoon only had a little essence on it ! Needless to say I bought a bottle before I left.
The nagina viper or something like that. Even hotter than this, read about it in popular science.
you're thinking of the Naga viper, measured in Feb 2011 at 1,382,118 Scoville Heat Units (SHU). However, on March 1, 2011, the Trinidad Scorpion Butch T pepper measured 1,463,700 SHU.

The Bhut Jolokia chili pepper, or Ghost Chili, was measured at 1,041,427 SHU in 2004, making the hottest pepper at the time.

sources:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_chili
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naga_Viper_pepper
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trinidad_Scorpion_Butch_T_pepper
sunshiine (author)  furrysalamander2 years ago
Thanks for sharing! Have a great day!
Sunshiine
Wish I could make some for my dad, he's obsessed with spicy food. However I'm LDS, so that means no coffee. Looks nice though!
sunshiine (author)  furrysalamander2 years ago
I think you could use the same application to another type of drink as long as the flavors will compliment it. Maybe hot chocolate if he can drink that or apple cider. You might even try it on some chips. Herbal tea? Sunshiine
anything non-alcoholic, no tea, or coffee. Besides that, the word of wisdom says nothing about drinks.
sunshiine (author)  furrysalamander2 years ago
I think the reason coffee and tea are not recommended is the caffeine. Some herbal teas do not contain caffeine. Your mom will know I am sure. I think the pepper would be great in a soup broth! Yum.
Allow me to explain. I am LDS, (more commonly referred to as mormons), and we believe, among other things, that we should not smoke, drink alcoholic beverages, drink tea or coffee of any kind, or do anything that would be harmful to out bodies. If you care to visit, our church has a website that explains what we believe to people who are not members of our church, mormon.org. If you have any questions, feel free to PM me.
sunshiine (author)  furrysalamander2 years ago
Thanks for sharing and I will.
Sunshiine
does it ever get annoying, having to type two "I's"?
sunshiine (author)  furrysalamander2 years ago
Nope! I never tire or sunshine, it warms the heart and soul!
Sunshiine
canucksgirl2 years ago
I'm always up for something hot and spicy... gotta to try this out. - Great post :)
sunshiine (author)  canucksgirl2 years ago
Thanks for commenting! It is very good.
Sunshiine
Wow! That's hot!
sunshiine (author)  PotatoCoffee2 years ago
Yes they are! Thanks for commenting.
Sunshiine
Alex1M62 years ago
I can eat hot chillies all day long, seriously I eat them raw as a snack all the time!
sunshiine (author)  Alex1M62 years ago
Have you tried the ghost pepper? Thanks for sharing and have a great day!
sunshiine
Yes (although they are called Bhut Jolokia chillies here).

They make my eye pupils dilate, strangely.
sunshiine (author)  Alex1M62 years ago
I have read that happens when you eat a hot pepper. Thanks for sharing! Have a super day!
Sunshiine
scoochmaroo2 years ago
Now that is a dangerous brew! The heat of the pepper comes from the membranes, not the seeds, so maybe that's why you got luck with yours? There's no way I could handle this!
sunshiine (author)  scoochmaroo2 years ago
Maybe. I decided to let the young at heart try it full-force. I did not want to be rushed to the medical clinic. Thanks for commenting! Have a beautiful day!
sunshiine