Winter Melon and Apple Jam Marmellata

Winter Melon and Apple Jam Marmellata

A jam that is rich in fiber and vitamin C, made with winter melon and polyphenol-filled apples.

Ingredients: The amount shown in the main photo

Winter melon
1/4 (net weight 500 g)
1 (net weight 220 g)
Lemon juice (I use Pokka Lemon)
1 tablespoon
Soft light brown sugar
200 g
Starch sugar (optional)
1 tablespoon


1. Remove the skin from the winter melon and 1/2 of the apple, and finely mince in a food processor. Cube the remaining 1/2 of the apple.
2. Put the winter melon, apple, lemon juice, and soft light brown sugar in a pot, and mix. Let sit for 10 minutes until the flavors blend.
3. Simmer on low heat for about 1 hour. Mix from time to time.
4. If the liquid has not boiled down after 1 hour, increase to medium heat, taking care not to burn it, cook out the moisture, then add the sugar starch.
5. Transfer to sterilized jars, then store in the refrigerator.

Story Behind this Recipe

Since I received some winter melon, I made it into jam.