An easy to make pineapple jam recipe that needs no special equipment. It takes only 4 ingredients (2 are optional) to make this jam that cooks in under 30 minutes.
Keyword Pineapple Jam
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Glass bottle with lid, Heavy bottomed pan
6 Cloves or 2 in Cinnamon StickOptional
Clean and dry the jam containers
Peel and core the pineapple. Chop into small pieces and process in a food processor or blender until a coarse puree is made. Do not puree till smooth.
Measure 4 C of pineapple puree.
Take a thick bottomed pan and add the pineapple puree into it along with 2 C sugar.
Over medium heat bring to a boil, stirring a few times in between. If using whole spices add them at this point. Keep cooking on medium heat for about 15 minutes until the jam thickens.
In a small bowl or plate take a little ice-cold water and add a drop of jam. If it stays solid and does not mix into the water it is time to stop cooking.
Add the lemon juice, stir and cook for another minute. Turn off the heat and let it rest for 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer to the bottles.
Cover lightly with the lid and let cool. Keep at room temperature for a day before transferring to the fridge.
If you want to use the core puree it separately until smooth and add. If preserving for longer process in a water bath and follow standard canning guidelines. The jam stays fresh for up to 3 months when refrigerated. Once opened try to use it within a we
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