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Recipe for family meals :

Pumpkin Marmalade

Salamander CookshopThis recipe for Pumpkin Marmalade comes from the Salamander Cookshop -

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This wonderfully golden Marmalade is a real treat on scones or used as a tart filling.

Ingredients for Pumpkin Marmalade

1.5kg Pumpkin
1 litre water
2 oranges, thinly sliced into semi circles
3 lemons, thinly sliced into semi circles
100g fresh ginger root, finely shredded
1 kg granulated or preserving sugar

How to make Pumpkin Marmalade

  • Peel the pumpkin and remove all the seeds and fibres.
  • Grate coarsely, trying to keep the strands as long as possible.
  • Put the pumpkin in a preserving pan and add the water, oranges, lemons and ginger.
  • Bring to the boil and simmer for about 30 minutes until the citrus peel is tender.
  • Add the sugar and stir until dissolved.
  • Bring back to the boil and cook over a medium heat for a further 30 minutes, by which stage the mixture should have thickened.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and leave the fruit to settle for a few minutes.
  • Pour into sterilized jars and seal.


This recipe has a shelf life of about 2 years.

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