Pumpkin Preserves

Beverley Williams


I got this recipe from a dear friend. I love these preserves. Posted this for Laura Darragh.


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4 pints
24 Hr 20 Min
50 Min
Stove Top


How to Make Pumpkin Preserves


  1. Layer pumpkin with sugar in a large bowl. Cover and let stand overnight, stirring once or twice.
  2. Drain the juice off the pumpkin into a large pot. Bring to a boil and boil 10 minutes.
  3. Grate the lemon rind.
  4. Add the pumpkin pieces, grated rind and pulp from the lemon to the boiling juice.
  5. Tie cloves in a cheesecloth bag. Add to pot.
  6. Cook at a low boil for 40 minutes.
  7. Remove cloves and pour into hot, sterile jars. Seal. Makes 4 pints.

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About Pumpkin Preserves

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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