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Chestnut Jam

Chestnut Jam

A quick and simple recipe to add a festive feel to your morning. Spread on toast, dollop onto pancakes, or eat from the jar with a spoon! It’s nearly Christmas after all. Keeps for up to 6 months in the fridge.

By @SpoonfulofHappy

  • Serves 2

  • 20 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

Chestnut Purée



  1. Put the sugar and water into a large pan. Heat gently and stir until the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Add the puree, vanilla extract and maple syrup and whisk for a minute or two until smooth.
  3. Bring to the boil and cook for 10-15 minutes, or until thickened significantly. Be sure to watch the mixture as it may pop and splutter a little.
  4. Pour into sterilised jars and allow to cool. Place in the fridge.

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