Carrot Cake Jam

Carrot Cake Jam:

3 cups pears
3 cups finely grated carrots
3 1/2 cups crushed pineapple with juice
5 tbs lemon juice
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ground clove
1 tsp ground nutmeg
2 envelopes pectin
11 cups sugar
add fruit, lemon juice and spices to pot. bring to boil. reduce heat and cover gently boil 20 min.

Carrot Cake 1
remove from heat.

 

Carrot Cake 2
whisk in pectin.

 

Carrot Cake 3
add 1 tbs butter
bring to boil.

add sugar all at once. return to full rolling boil, stirring constantly. boil hard for 1 minute. remove from heat.

 

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skim off foam.
ladle into hot jars, 1/4 ” headspace.

 

Carrot Cake 4

 

Carrot Cake 5

 

water bath 10 min. uncover, turn off heat and allow to sit for 5 min. remove jars and cool.

 

Carrot Cake 6

 

Carrot Cake 8

 

Carrot Cake 10

 

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2 thoughts on “Carrot Cake Jam

    • This is my FAVORITE Jam! I won’t lie, we were all nervous about it…. how could carrots in jam taste good? hahaha But it is AMAZING! HINT: Leave your pears a bit on the chunky side. My favorite part of this jam, is biting into a beautiful piece of pear on my bagel or muffin. It is amazing!

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