jam from a pumpkin Pumpkin is a delicious and healthy vegetable, known inmost countries of the world. In Russian cuisine, it is most used in cooking soups, porridges, baked in the oven. Recently, pumpkin cooking has become very popular. What could be more wonderful when, on a frosty winter day, its sunny color and pleasant taste will remind you of the summer, make a tea party unforgettable! So, we prepare the jam from the ripe pumpkin.

Simple pumpkin jam

Such a pumpkin jam is easy to prepare, it does not require large skill cubes. Ingredients:

  • 1 kg of refined pumpkin,
  • 1 kg of sugar,
  • 1.5 cups of water.

Preparation: For pumpkin jam it is better to prepare enamelware, in which you must first weld the syrup. To do this, pour into it 1 kilogram of sugar and pour 1.5 cups of water. Cook until the syrup begins to drain from the spoon with a thin thread. Peeled pumpkin flesh cut into cubes of 1x1 cm and pour hot syrup. Cook until cooked on low heat. At the end, you can add a pinch of vanilla and a few crystals of citric acid. Spread in prepared banks. The prepared jam turns out to be a beautiful dark amber color.

Pumpkin jam with lemon

Pumpkin jam with lemon - a fragrant dessert of a thin sweet and sour taste. Ingredients:

  • 1 kg of refined pumpkin,
  • 1 kg of granulated sugar,
  • 2 lemons of medium size.

Preparation: Pumpkin cut into small cubes 1x1 cm. Cover with sugar and leave for a few hours until the pumpkin gives enough juice. After that, put the container with pumpkin on a small fire and bring to a boil, then cook for 30 minutes. Lemons to wash, grater to remove from them a peel. White flesh, which is under the zest, to remove. Prepared in this way, grind lemon in a blender and add to the prepared jam, stir. Cool and spread out to the banks. From such jam from a pumpkin with a lemon will not refuse even the most fastidious gourmet.

Pumpkin jam "Vitamin"

This pumpkin jam with lemon and orange is cooked without heat treatment, so to speak, in a cold way, keeping all the vitamins. Ingredients:

  • 1 kg of refined pumpkin,
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 lemons,
  • 1700 grams of granulated sugar.

Preparation: Lemons and oranges are freed from peel and grains. Together with the purified pumpkin pass through a meat grinder. Add the granulated sugar and mix thoroughly. At room temperature, let it brew until the sugar is completely dissolved. Mix again, spread on cans and store in a cool place, preferably in a refrigerator. jam from a pumpkin with lemon and orange

Pumpkin jam with dried apricots "Apricot"!

Strangely enough, but this jam is made from a pumpkin. Added dried apricots and lemon create a very pleasant taste effect. Ingredients:

  • 1 kg of refined pumpkin,
  • 300 g dried apricots,
  • 300 g of sugar,
  • 1 lemon,
  • 2 glasses of hot water,
  • 2 teaspoons pectin,
  • 2 stars of anise.

Preparation: Diced dried apricots for 30 minutes, pour hot water. Peel the pumpkin into cubes 1x1 cm. Divide the lemon into 4 parts, then each of them - into thin transverse slices together with the skin. The water in which dried apricots was soaked, drained into a separate container, add sugar and heat, stirring, until a clear syrup is formed. Pour into it prepared pumpkin, dried apricots, lemon and anise. Cook over low heat for about 50 minutes until the pumpkin is soft. Pectin mix with 1 teaspoon of sugar, pour into jam and cook for 2 minutes. To spread out on banks and to clean for a week in a refrigerator. After a week, the pumpkin will be soaked with the taste of dried apricots, and the jam will become apricot!

Pumpkin Jam

This recipe for jam from a pumpkin, after cooking, more like a fragrant jam. Try it, it's delicious too! Ingredients:

  • 1 kg of refined pumpkin,
  • 1 kg of sugar,
  • juice of one lemon,
  • 300 g of apples (if desired).

Preparation: Pumpkin cut into cubes, put in an enamel pot or basin, and simmer on a small fire until it is boiled. If the pumpkin is not very juicy, you can add a little water. When the pumpkin is boiled, add sugar and cook for 20 minutes, add the juice of one lemon and boil until thick, constantly stirring. Transfer to sterilized cans, turn over and wrap for 12 hours. When the jam-jam is infused, the taste of the pumpkin will not be felt at all. Based on the same recipe, you can make pumpkin jam with the aroma of apples. To do this, peel apples from the peel and seeds, finely chopped. Pumpkin and apples cook in separate containers until softening. Then combine, mix, if desired, can be wiped through a sieve, and then boil with lemon and sugar until a full thickening .. Have a nice tea!