Small batch fresh pineapple jam made with just 3 ingredients

Sweet and slightly tart & full of fresh pineapple, small-batch pineapple jam needs no special canning equipment or even pectin to yield a delicious fresh pineapple jam. In about a half-hour & just 3 simple ingredients, you will have the most amazing Fresh Pineapple jam. It’s simple và delicious.

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If you’re new lớn making jams and jellies and don’t know how to begin, this super-easy jam is the place lớn start. It’s easy, uses pantry staples and requires not too much more than a pan, a knife, & a stirring spoon. A blender is helpful, but in the tips below, you’ll see it’s also not needed exclusively. There are other ways lớn get around the blending step.

Pineapples are convenient lớn purchase at the grocery or farmers market and are on sale often typically costing about $2 USD. Using a fresh pineapple, a little bit of sugar, and a squeeze of fresh lemon, you can easily create a pineapple jam compote that tastes amazing and is super versatile. For a danh sách of ideas, kiểm tra out the Serving Suggestions below.

The best part is that this recipe makes only a small batch — 3 cups & your done. No canning, preserving, or even expensive jars, rings, và lids — unless of course you want to store it that way. Honestly, a saved cleaned an sterilized jar or refrigerator-safe storage container will absolutely do the trick.

This recipe makes about 3 cups of jam (depending on the kích cỡ of your particular pineapple) and has so many uses, I’m pretty sure none of it will go khổng lồ waste.

The incredibly small amount of jam produced makes this recipe perfect for singles, grandparents, students or anyone who doesn’t have the time, space, or equipment to lớn can bottles upon bottles of jam.

That’s me, I’m over here jumping up and down raising both my hands in the air.

It’s also perfect for gift-giving. I cannot think of a host or hostess who would not appreciate a fresh jar of this bright and tangy jam, a wheel or brie, & a box of fancy crackers as a thank you gift for having guests over.

Place items in a small wicker multi-use basket or gift bag và you’ve made your host or hostess feel incredibly appreciated và blessed. It’s a total win-win.

If you’re going for broke, địa chỉ cửa hàng a nice bottle of sweet dessert wine for a complementary flavor or with a dryer wine to lớn bring out the sweetness of the pineapple. For sweet wine try Stella Rosa Pineapple Moscato or for a dryer wine try a nice chardonnay.




How to lớn Prepare Fresh Pineapple Jam

You can view the entire recipe on the printable recipe thẻ below, but basically you will:

Peel và cut the pineapple into 1-inch chunks, discarding the fibrous core & outer peel. Then add the pineapple to a heavy-bottomed stockpot. Next, showroom the sugar & a splash of lemon juice to the pineapple. (All the liquid you see in the photo below is from the natural pineapple juices).Simmer for about 30 mins, stirring occasionally, or until the pineapple is tender và most of the liquid has evaporated.Remove pan from the heat và allow lớn cool.Blend lớn desired consistency.Store in an airtight container lượt thích a plastic storage container or glass jar for up to lớn 3 weeks.

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Frequently Asked Questions

I get asked a lot of questions about pineapple jam so I will try and sort through the FAQs here:

Does Pineapple Jam need Pectin?

Like strawberries, pineapples are very low in natural pectin, so if you wanted a traditional “stiff” jam or jelly, you would need to showroom pectin. However, you can make a natural pineapple jam và have it thicken considerably simply by adding sugar và reducing the juices into a jam-like consistency.

Can I Freeze Pineapple Jam?

Absolutely! Freeze jam in air-tight, freezer-safe containers for up khổng lồ 3 months.

How Long Does Pineapple Jam Last?

Pineapple jam lasts in the refrigerator in an air-tight container for up to 3 weeks or in the freezer for up khổng lồ 3 months.

Can I use Canned Pineapple?

Yes, Start with 3 cans of crushed, chunks or tidbits plus the natural juices in the can và follow the recipe. Depending on which type of pineapple you begin with tidbits, chunks, or crushed, you may or may not need to blend at the end.

Can I use Frozen Pineapple Chunks.

Yes, start with 4 to 5 cups cups of frozen chunks and then follow the recipe.

Serving Suggestions

Serving this jam as a topping on toast, homemade English muffins, croissants, biscuits, or scones is an obvious choice. But there are many other ways to use this easy pineapple jam.

Rice Pudding – showroom a dollop of jam over the đứng đầu of rice pudding with some fresh mango slices for a play in bầu sticky mango rice pudding. It’s incredibleOatmeal – Stir a dollop into a bowl of cooked oatmeal & garnish with bananas & toasted macadamia nuts for a tropical-themed breakfast.Host/Hostess Gifts – It’s also perfect for gift-giving. I cannot think of a host or hostess who would not appreciate a fresh jar of this bright và tangy jam, a wheel of brie, và a box of fancy crackers as a thank you gift for having guests over.