Doce de Abóbora - Pumpkin Jam
This bright orange, very tasty jam is a Portuguese favorite. The sweet treat is easy to prepare. Who doesn't like pumpkin cooked with sugar, cinnamon, lemon peel, orange juice and zest?
- 2 kg pumpkin pulp cut in cubes
- 1.6 kg brown sugar
- a bit of water
- 1 cinnamon stick
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- zest of 1 lemon
- juice of 2 freshly squeezed lemons (may substitute one lemon, one orange)
For the lids, place them in a small saucepan filled with water, bring to a boil, remove from heat and set the pan aside.
Remove jars and let stand for at least 24 hours on a towel-lined surface.
Finally label and date the jars.