Homemade pumpkin jam

Do you like jams? Make this delicious and simple homemade pumpkin jam flavored with orange juice and cinnamon stick!

Homemade pumpkin jam on a glass jar

This pumpkin jam is especially popular in Autumn and Winter. It's a colorful, tasty and very comforting homemade jam!
Use the Halloween pumpkin leftovers and make this delicious and simple jam.
Store the jam in the fridge and enjoy the flavors of Autumn and Winter all year round.
Serve with crackers or toasts!

Homemade pumpkin jam on a glass jar

INGREDIENTS FOR HOMEMADE PUMPKIN JAM

Here you'll find all the ingredients needed to make this recipe:

  • Pumpkin - Cooked pumpkin cut into pieces. Adds color and flavor.
  • Cinnamon stick - Adds flavor.
  • Lemon juice and lemon peel - Adds a very nice and fresh flavor.
  • Light brown sugar - To sweeten and flavor.

Below you’ll find the correct measurement of all ingredients and the step-by-step guide for this recipe.

HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE PUMPKIN JAM

Step 1: In a large saucepan, add the pumpkin cut into pieces, light brown sugar, orange peel, cinnamon stick and the orange juice. Mix everything very well and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Homemade pumpkin jam step 1 and 2

Step 2: When starts boiling, reduce to medium heat and cook the pumpkin for about 25 minutes. Homemade pumpkin jam step 3

Step 3: Turn off the heat and remove the orange peel and the cinnamon stick. Using a hand blender, blend the pumpkin pieces until smooth. Homemade pumpkin jam step 4

Step 4: Place the pan back on the stove over low heat for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent the jam from sticking to the bottom of the pan. (To check if the jam is ready, pour some of the jam onto a plate and run a spoon through the middle of the jam. If it leaves a trail like a road, the jam is ready.) Homemade pumpkin jam step 5

Step 5: When the jam starts to thicken, turn off the heat. Pour the jam into glass jars and allow to cool completely. Reserve the jam on the fridge.

Step 6: Serve this delicious pumpkin jam with crackers, toasts and fresh cheese.

Homemade pumpkin jam on a glass jar

RECIPE VIDEO:

Homemade pumpkin jam

Homemade pumpkin jam on a glass jar

Do you like jams? Make this delicious and simple homemade pumpkin jam flavored with orange juice and cinnamon stick!

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    Category:Breakfast, Desserts, Recipes, Videos
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    Servings: 1
    Prep Time:10 m
    Cook Time:50 m
    Total Time:60 m

    Ingredients

    • 1 kg (2 1/4 pounds) pumpkin cut into pieces
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • Orange peel
    • 350 grams (2 cups) light brown sugar
    • 300 ml (1 1/3 cups) orange juice

    Directions

    1. In a large saucepan, add the pumpkin cut into pieces, light brown sugar, orange peel, cinnamon stick and the orange juice. Mix everything very well and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
    2. When starts boiling, reduce to medium heat and cook the pumpkin for about 25 minutes.
    3. Turn off the heat and remove the orange peel and the cinnamon stick. Using a hand blender, blend the pumpkin pieces until smooth.
    4. Place the pan back on the stove over low heat for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent the jam from sticking to the bottom of the pan. (To check if the jam is ready, pour some of the jam onto a plate and run a spoon through the middle of the jam. If it leaves a trail like a road, the jam is ready.)
    5. When the jam starts to thicken, turn off the heat. Pour the jam into glass jars and allow to cool completely. Reserve the jam on the fridge.
    6. Serve this delicious pumpkin jam with crackers, toasts and fresh cheese.
    Homemade pumpkin jam
    Nutrition facts
    Serves 1
    Per Serving:
    % DAILY VALUE
    Calories 1812
    Total Fat 3.5 g(4%)
    Saturated Fat 1.5 g(8%)
    Cholesterol 0 mg(0%)
    Sodium 151 mg(7%)
    Total Carbohydrate 457 g(166%)
    Protein 13.5 g
     

2 Comments

  1. Avatar for Ronlyn

    I just made this with a couple of homegrown red kuri squash, which took a while to prep. But it was definitely worth it. It’s addictive! Even my husband likes it. I will be making this delight every autumn.

    • Avatar for Pedro Barbosa
      Pedro Barbosa

      Thank you so much Ronlyn.
      I just made an update for this recipe and I’m working on the video for this recipe.
      Stay tuned!

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