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Spicy pumpkin confiture

Spicy pumpkin confiture

Cook 1 hrs 4 servings

The perfect addition to any cheeseboard – our recipe for Spicy pumpkin confiture fits the bill perfectly as a delicate condiment. Having with mild spices and fresh lemon, flavours are bright, adding greater range to cheeses of all types without being saturating or overpowering.

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  • 500 g pumpkins cut into small cubes
  • 2 lemons
  • 1½ dl water
  • 200 g sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 cardamom pods
  • Castello® Mature cheddar


1. Cook water, sugar, lemon juice into a light syrup.

2. Add the small cubes of pumpkin and spices including vanilla pod (scraped free of the grains).

3. Let the mixture simmer until the pumpkin starts to become transparent. It takes about 20-30 minutes depending on the size of the cubes.

4. Pour it on a scalded glass and enjoy it with crackers and Castello Mature Cheddar.

Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

If you want a more classic jam, boil the pumpkin tender with lemon and water, when the pumpkins are tender, add the sugar. When sugar has been added, it must cook for about 10 minutes. If you want to add more spices, add them from the beginning, so the jam can get the most flavor!