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Pumpkin Jam

Pumpkin Jam

Pumpkin Jam - with a hint of freshly grated ginger to it! Perfect for tarts, pies, cookies, or simply spread on toast for breakfast!
Course Jam
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Author Manuela Zangara


  • 1 kg – 2.2 lbs. pumpkin cleaned and cubed
  • 400 gms – 2 cups granulated sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 ½ tsp ginger grated


  1. Bake the pumpkin in a pre-heated oven at 180C for 30 minutes, or until tender.
  2. Blend it until smooth.
  3. Put the pureed pumpkin in a pot, add the sugar, lemon juice, and ginger.
  4. Cook, on a medium flame, for 30 minutes.
  5. Store the jam in sterilised jars.