Gingerbread Jam

Gingerbread Jam (SB Canning version)
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 30


  • 6 cups apples, peeled and chopped (Sweet apples not tart!)
  • 4 T. crystallized ginger, minced
  • 1 cup molasses, original (not unsulfured)
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 t. ground ginger
  • 2 T. bottled lemon juice 


  • Cook down apples for 20 minutes in a stainless steel pot till soft adding 1/2 cup water(or apple juice) so the apples don't burn.
  • Add all the rest of the ingredients and continue to cook,  mashing the apples, and creating a smooth consistency. You can use an immersion blender to get the texture you want.
  • Ladle the recipe into a 5 sterilize half pint jar leaving 1/4" headspace. Remove air, wipe rims, and add hot lids/rings. Water bath for 10 minutes once the water has come back to a full boil.
Keyword Gingerbread Jam