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carrot cake jam in jar with crumpets at side

Super easy carrot jam with carrot cake spices

Karon Grieve
Carrot cake jam has all the spices and taste of your favourite carrot cake but in a jar!
4.63 from 8 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course jam
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Servings 4 jars
Calories 349 kcal


  • 800 g carrots
  • 2 oranges juice and zest
  • 1 lemon juice and zest
  • 300 g jam sugar
  • 150 g dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp mixed spice
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 50 g walnuts chopped


  • Peel and chop the carrots
  • zest and juice the lemon and oranges
  • Cook the carrots in the fruit juices till tender
  • Blitz in blender then return to the pan and add the sugars and spices
  • Once sugar has completely dissolved raise heat to boil and cook till setting point
  • Stir in the walnuts then ladle into sterilised jars


Calories: 349kcalCarbohydrates: 68gProtein: 5gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 150mgPotassium: 908mgFiber: 9gSugar: 53gVitamin A: 33569IUVitamin C: 61mgCalcium: 147mgIron: 2mg
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Keyword carrots
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