Watermelon Jam Gift in a Jar recipe

Penny Hall


Recipe from Taste of Home, and a great gift to give for holidays.

★★★★★ 1 vote
32 serviings or 4 cups
20 Min


3 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups finely chopped seeded watermelon (do not puree)
1/4 cup lemon juice
3/4 cup water
1 pkg ( 1 3/4 oz) powdered fruit pectin


1In a bowl, combine sugar, watermelon and lemon juice. Let stand for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. In a saucepan, combine water and pectin. Bring to a boil; boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add to the watermelon mixture; stir constantly until the sugar is completely dissolved, about 3 minutes. Ladle into jars. Cover and let stand at room temperature until set, about 24 hours. Store in the refrigerator up to 3 weeks. Yield: 4 cups.
2In large bowl, stir together sugar, watermelon and lemon juice
Set aside for 10 minutes stirring occasionally
In small saucepan, blend fruit pectin and water
Bring mixture to a boil over high heat:, boil, stirring for 1 minute.
Stir pectin mixture into watermelon mixture.
Stir constantly until sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes.
Quickly pour into jars and cover.
Let stand at room temperature 24 hours to set
Store jam in refriderator for up to 3 weeks.
Taste of Home has taken this recipe off their site. I found this corrected version on www.food.com

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #jams