Spiced marrow and ginger jam

Spiced marrow and ginger jam


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About this recipe: This marrow and ginger jam is full of flavour and lovely on toast or teacakes. Perfect for using up leftover marrow.


Makes: 6 jars marrow and ginger jam

  • 2kg marrow - peeled, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2kg granulated sugar
  • juice and zest of 3 lemons
  • 3cm piece root ginger, minced
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Extra time:8hr resting  ›  Ready in:8hr50min 

  1. In a large preserving pan combine the marrow and sugar and leave overnight.
  2. The next day, add the remaining ingredients to the pan and simmer over a medium heat for 40 minutes. Transfer to sterilised jam jars and leave undisturbed in a cool, dark place for 8 hours.

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Used less sugar more nutmeg and cinnamon! - 28 Sep 2014

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