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This pumpkin jam (doce de abóbora) is simple to make and is a very tasty option to place on a slice of fresh bread or on a crispy toast.
Preparation time:
30 min
Cooking Time:
1 h
Ready In:
1 h 30 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Pumpkin Jam Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Pumpkin Jam Recipe

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Posted in: Side Recipes
Mon, Nov 23, 2020
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3.3 lbs of peeled and cleaned pumpkin3 and 1/3 cups of brown sugar2 cinnamon sticks1 teaspoon of vanilla extract3/4 cup of orange juice * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com

This site uses US measurements.


  1. In a pan place all the ingredients in layers (pumpkin first).
  2. Leave to cook for 1 hour over low heat until the mixture is dark.
  3. Remove the cinnamon sticks and blend with a hand blender.
  4. Allow it to cool and place the jam in sterile jars.
Recipe & Photo Credit: pingodoce.pt


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