Feijoa Jam


60 min

Feijoa Jam

Feijoa Jam Photo 1


60 min


3 persons




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Author: Monica Feluchi

Feijoa jam is very unusual, but so delicious! It is also aromatic and can even be eaten by vegetarians. Although, children adore it as well. Hurry up to cook the jam the sooner – the better!


  • feijoa : 0.5 kg
  • sugar : 250 g
  • Hot boiling water : 0.5 litre
  • cognac : 2 tsp

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Stages of cooking

  1. Peel feijoa, but don’t throw away the peels. We will need them later. Put the fruit into the bowl with cold water for a while to prevent them from darkening.

    Feijoa Jam Photo 2
  2. If your feijoa are too hard, stick them with a sharp fork.

    Feijoa Jam Photo 3
  3. Take a pot, add sugar into it and one tablespoon of water. Put the pot on small fire and keep stirring the syrup until it is ready.

    Feijoa Jam Photo 4
  4. Take the pot away from fire and carefully add hot boiling water inside. Put feijoa peels into the pot and boil them for about 7 minutes, then strain the sugar syrup.


    Feijoa Jam Photo 5
  5. Now, add feijoa fruit and boil them for about 40 minutes on medium fire, stirring the jam. Add cognac into the jam at the end of cooking.

    Feijoa Jam Photo 6
  6. As soon as the jam cools down, spoon it into the glass jars and keep them in a fridge. Bon appétit!


    Feijoa Jam Photo 7

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