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Pumpkin jam: the recipe for a versatile and delicious jam

Pumpkin jam: the recipe for a versatile and delicious jam

The Pumpkin Jam it’s a jam versatile e tastymade with one of the most popular autumn ingredients, which gives this preparation a sweet and delicate flavor together, made even more full-bodied by the spicy notes of ginger and of cinnamon. It is excellent to spread on hot bread or as a filling for brioches, biscuits and croissants. In addition, it is ideal to accompany different types of cheesemostly seasoned ed blue-veined.

Preparing it is really simple: just cook the pumpkin in a pan, mash it with a fork, bring it to a boil in a saucepan, together with the sugar, lemon juice and spices and wait for it to cool completely.

To obtain a jam that keeps well for many months and can also be given as a gift, we recommend using one of the methods for sterilizing and sealing the jar which will contain it.
Finally, we suggest combining this jam with other types of jams, such as compote of zucchini o to strawberry grape jam.

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How to make pumpkin jam

Peel and cut the pumpkin into small pieces 1. Cook it in a pan until it softens 2 and mash it with a fork 3.

In a small saucepan, add the pumpkin, sugar, lemon zest and juice, ground cinnamon, and ground ginger 4. Cook everything and mix 5waiting for the mixture to boil 6.

Let it cool completely 7 and pour the compote into the jars 8. Serve the jam, perhaps paired with crackers and cheeses 9.


The Pumpkin Jam closed in a jar it can be preserved up to 10 monthsas long as it is properly sealed and placed in a dark and dry place. Once opened, you need to put it away in the fridge and consume it by 1 week.

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