Simple pumpkin jam

approx. 2 kg
Simple pumpkin jam
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  • 1 kg cleaned pumpkin flesh
  • 300 ml water
  • 1 kg Siúcra/McKinney's Jam Sugar
  • Juice and grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 30 g fresh ginger, grated or finely chopped

Cut the pumpkin into pieces and grate them coarsely. Put the grated pumpkin in a saucepan with the water, cover and simmer for approx. 10 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients and boil for three minutes more. Skim off any scum. Pour into warm, sterilised jars. Seal. Store in a cool place.

You can replace half the pumpkin with finely chopped apple.