Papaya and Mango Jam

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by msintrepid

Lovely with scones or bagels and cream cheese

Top Review by Missy Wombat

This is a great tasting jam made with seasonal tropical produce. I did need to add some pectin as this jam did not want to set properly but it did not need much at all. A keeper for mango season!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb firm ripe fresh papaya, peeled,seeded and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 3 cups)
  • 1 12 lbs firm ripe fresh mangoes, peeled,cut away from stone and cut into 1/2" cubes
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice


  1. Combine all ingredients in saucepan.
  2. Bring to boil over moderate heat, stirring frequently.
  3. Reduce heat.
  4. Simmer uncovered for 30 or 40 minutes until most of the liquid has cooked away and mixture is thick, stirring often.
  5. Spoon jam into hot sterilized canning jars.
  6. Fill jar to within 0.125 in from top.
  7. Seal quickly and tightly.

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