An unusual recipe: pumpkin jam

few important points need to clarify before you rush to the kitchen to start cooking more a miracle.

1. Pumpkin, which will be used for jam, should not be too ripe.

2. For cooking jam is best suited deep utensils made of stainless steel or brass , aluminum, copper pots.

3. Jam is cooked for a long time, until the moment when it becomes sticky, stringy. On the other hand, accelerated technology, first boil the syrup and then add to it chopped off.

4. To highlight the flavor and aroma in pumpkin jam add various spices and fruits, as well as any berries with sour taste.

If technologies are met, should turn out wonderfully fragrant and glowing from within like a dessert - pumpkin jam.Recipe this delicacy with 3 variations offered readers below.

Jam from the pumpkin with apples

Ingredients:

  • pumpkin - 1 kg;
  • apples - 1 kg;
  • Lemon - 1 pc;
  • sugar - 1 kg;
  • water - 2 tbsp.

squeeze the juice from a lemon, rind grind.Apples clean, grate and mix with

lemon juice.Apple peel and pour water on 10 - 15 minutes to put on a small fire.Pumpkin is also exempt from the peel and grate.After this, pumpkin and lemon zest to connect with apples.

Ready decoction of apple peel drain and add to the remaining components.Jam on low heat, stirring occasionally, 40 - 45 minutes.As a result, pieces of apples and pumpkins should acquire transparency, but to save the form.

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pumpkin jam with dried apricots

Ingredients:

  • pumpkin - 1 kg;
  • apricots - 300 g;
  • lemon - 2 pcs .;
  • sugar - 1 kg;
  • water - 2 tbsp .;
  • nutmeg - 1 pinch.

Apricots wash and cut into cubes, then pour in the cold water for 30 minutes.Pumpkin peel and cut into cubes and about the same size as apricots.Lemon peel directly cut into thin slices.The water from the drained apricots, combine the sugar, put on a small fire - should give a clear syrup.

The need to add lemon syrup with pumpkin and cook until soft pumpkin.Then add the grated nutmeg and cook for another 2 minutes.On request, you can also put the jam candied ginger.After the jam configure themselves a few days, it will be enough apricot that not every guest can guess from what is actually cooked it was magic.

Pumpkin jam with lemon

Ingredients:

  • pumpkin - 1 kg;
  • Lemon - 1 pc.(or orange - 2 pcs.);
  • sugar - 1 kg;
  • cloves - 5-7 buds;
  • allspice - 5-7 peas.

pumpkin peel and cut into small cubes.Fill with sugar and leave for several hours.Once the pumpkin will juice, put it on low heat and simmer for 20 - 30 minutes.With citrus (lemon or orange) to remove the peel and chop the pulp using a mixer and connect with pumpkin.Cloves and pepper to send there, and then, after 5 - 10 minutes ready jam can be removed from the heat.

The arena can be eaten as a standalone dessert, but you can - with pancakes Pancake- or classical delicate pancakes, can be added to porridge or vice versa, cook porridge with pumpkin.

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