Dragonfruit Jam

READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 50-60
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Halve dragon fruit.
  • Scoop out flesh into a deep pot.
  • Mash well with potato masher.
  • Add the juice of two lemons and the fine zest of one.
  • Bring this mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  • Simmer, uncovered, stirring, for 30 minutes or so to get a thick puree.
  • Bring to a hot, rolling boil.
  • Add sugar.
  • Continue to boil hard, stirring, until desired gel is reached. Dragon fruit does not so much gel as form a thick, gluey slime.
  • Add pectin if desired to obtain a firmer gel.
  • The jam can be canned. Process prepared 6 to 8 oz jars for 10 minutes.
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