The exotic pineapple jam

Strawberry and orange jams are some may say traditional. In my exploration of jams and bread machine possibilities, I have decided to venture out and prepare some more exotic jams.

As Costco had such a nice offer – 1 pineapple for $2,99 and the quality was truly excellent – I have decided to go with pineapple jam.


One could easily make 5-6 jars of jam from 1 pineapple. Taking into account that it is a homemade product with no preservative and cost of sugar, pectin and energy is quite low, the total cost is quite acceptable.

For comparison I have found this jam as an option:

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The recipe as always was very simple and straightforward:

  • 2 cups of cut pineapple



  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 3 tbsp of pectin


Put everything together in bread maker and 1 hour later a great result!


10 Comments Add yours

  1. Linda says:

    Sounds delicious! 🙂

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  2. glutenfreelady says:

    Didn’t know you could use a bread maker- clever!


    1. Yes, one can make lots of different things with bread maker – bread, jam, soups, risotto!


  3. Interesting that it’s made in a breadmaker! I grew up eating thick, almost candied southeast Asian pineapple jam, which is much darker than this. If there’s another offer on pineapples do give that a go, it’s delicious too!

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    1. Yes, making jam in bread machine is quite interesting! I guess that consistency truly depends on the amount of sugar in the jam and how it was made.


  4. henatwork says:

    Thanks for liking my bread post! I love homemade jam! I never thought of pineapple! Yum!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. You are welcome! Pineapple jam is indeed very tasty, give it a try !


  5. Anonymous says:

    Kristina, thanks for the reply on my post… I love the idea of pineapple jam! However, I would be tempted to throw some spiced rum in there for some depth of flavor..yummy…lol

    Liked by 1 person

    1. I think spiced rum would work good in the pineapple jam 🙂


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