Pumpkin Jam

Pumpkin Jam

Pumpkin Jam

  • 1 pumpkin chopped into one inch chunks and de-seeded (you should end up with about 2kg)
  • 5 cloves crushed
  • Large Pinch of ginger & cinnamon
  • 2kg of sugar
  • The juice of two lemons

Place all the ingredients, except the sugar into the jam pan. Cook on a low heat until soft about 30 mins stirring all the time don’t let the pumpkin catch. Once the pumpkin starts to soften add the sugar. Once the sugar has dissolved bring all the ingredients to a rolling boil.

The jam can take up to 20-30 mins to cook through from adding the sugar to setting point. It colour changes to a translucent orange its rather beautiful.
Test for setting and once set store in clean sterilised jars (see Medlar post of details on how to do this)

Enjoy on Halloween and more!

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