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Squash Jam


60 min

Squash Jam

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60 min


10 persons




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Author: Monica Feluchi

If you like squash, then you will surely like this fantastic jam. It is easy to cook and comes with great lemon aroma. Cook it for your loved ones and enjoy the result!


  • squash: 1 kg
  • sugar: 1 kg
  • lemon: 1 piece
  • water: 0.5 cup

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Stages of cooking

  1. These are the ingredients you will need for the jam.

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  2. Mix water and sugar in a pot. Boil on small fire.

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  3. Peel and cut the squash into cubes.

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  4. Add the squash into the boiling syrup.

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  5. Cut the lemon without peeling it. Add into the jam and boil on small fire for about 45 minutes.

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  6. The squash jam is ready! Bon appétit!

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History of the Squash Jam Squash Jam is a traditional recipe that has been enjoyed for centuries in various parts of the world. Its origins are obscure, but it is believed to have originated in Europe. The recipe has evolved over time and is now enjoyed in many different variations around the world. It has become particularly popular in the United States, where it is often served as a sweet treat or used as a spread.

Tips and Tricks for Squash Jam Recipe

  • Make sure to pick a fresh and firm squash to ensure optimum flavor and texture.
  • You can use different varieties of squash for this recipe, such as pumpkin or butternut squash.
  • For a smoother consistency, you can puree the cooked squash before adding it into the jam.
  • Be careful when cutting the lemon to avoid getting the white pith, as it can make the jam bitter.
  • Stir the jam regularly to prevent it from sticking to the pot and burning.

Tips for presenting the dish

  • Serve the squash jam on toasted bread or as a filling for pastries.
  • You can add a dollop of whipped cream or a sprinkle of nuts on top of the jam to add extra texture and flavor.
  • Use a jam jar or a cute labeled container to store and present the jam as a gift to your loved ones.

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