Boil the pumpkin with sugar and spices for the winter

Boil the pumpkin with sugar and spices for the winter

Portions: 6 persons | Preparation: 45 minutes

The combination of spice and sweetness is incomparable. The pumpkin cooked in this way is a great side dish for cakes, pancakes or simply for tea. Stored in jars, this squash can be enjoyed throughout the winter.

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Boil the pumpkin with sugar and spices for the winter
Boil the pumpkin with sugar and spices for the winter

Portions: 6 persons | Preparation: 45 minutes

The combination of spice and sweetness is incomparable. The pumpkin cooked in this way is a great side dish for cakes, pancakes or simply for tea. Stored in jars, this squash can be enjoyed throughout the winter.

Please review recipe:

Ø 5 out of 5 stars ( 4 votes )

Season: Autumn | Region: Europe | Preparation: Cook | Menu: Desserts, Side dishes, Vegetarian | Cuisine: Russian recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 kg pumpkin, peeled
  • 1 lemon
  • 350 g sugar
  • 500 ml water
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 2 cloves
  • 5 allspice pepper
  • 10 g ginger, fresh
  • 120 ml apple cider vinegar

Instructions

  1. Cut the pumpkin into medium-sized pieces.
  2. Finely grate the zest of the lemon, taking care not to rub the white skin.
  3. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze out the lemon juice.
  4. Dissolve the sugar in water.
  5. Lemon zest, cinnamon , cloves, allspice and finely chopped ginger to the sugar solution.
  6. Place the liquid on the stove and bring to the boil.
  7. Stir in the vinegar and the squeezed lemon juice.
  8. Then add the pumpkin.
  9. Boil the mixture again .
  10. Simmer gently for about 25 minutes until the pumpkin is very soft.
  11. The cooking time may vary depending on the type of pumpkin and the size of the pieces.
  12. Pour the pumpkin mixture into sterilized glasses and fill up with syrup to the brim.
  13. Close the jars tightly, turn them upside down and cover.
  14. Let them cool down and store in a cool place.
  15. In winter, simply enjoy the sweet pumpkin with tea or as a spread with pancakes.

Utensils

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • pan
  • grater
  • lemon squeezer
  • sterilized jars