Homemade Pumpkin Jam
This homemade pumpkin jam recipe made with a spicy flavor is perfect for tarts, pies or slathered on toast in the morning breakfast. This jam is delicious!
Servings Prep Time
4jars 15minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
50minutes 65minutes
Servings Prep Time
4jars 15minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
50minutes 65minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2kg pumkinpeeled and cut into small cubes
  • 2 orangesjuice and zest
  • 1tbsp grated ginger
  • 1tsp nutmeg
  • 1tbsp cinnamon
  • 1kg sugar
Instructions
  1. Prepare the pumpkin by cutting into quarters and discarding out the seeds and peeling it.
  2. Then slice into wedges like you would prepare a melon.
  3. Chop the pumpkin into 2 cm cubes.
  4. Place pumpkin into a pan. Add the spices, sugar and the orange juice.
  5. Bring to the boil 50 minutess or until the pumpkin is easily squashed with a wooden spoon. The mixture will be thick and a clear orange color — almost translucent.
  6. Smash the pumpkin with a wooden spoon , or if you want a very smooth jam, use a blender.
  7. Spoon hot jam into sterilized jars and close immediately.