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spiced pear and chocolate jam

Spiced Pear and Chocolate Jam

Karon Grieve
Spiced pear and chocolate jam the perfect foodie gift for christmas
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course preserves
Cuisine British
Servings 6 jars
Calories 773 kcal


  • 1 kg pears must be ripe
  • 2 lemons juice
  • 800 g granulated sugar
  • Pinch ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 150 g dark chocolate


  • Peel and core the pears and chop
  • Mix pears with lemon juice and a splash of water and cook for 5 mins
  • Add sugar, vanilla extract and cinnamon and cook till sugar has dissolved and then simmer for 30 mins
  • Test for set
  • Stir in the chocolate so it melts and combines or swirl
  • Ladle into sterilised jars.


Makes 6 x 8 oz jars and keeps for 12 months


Calories: 773kcalCarbohydrates: 174gProtein: 3gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 9mgPotassium: 425mgFiber: 9gSugar: 156gVitamin A: 59IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 44mgIron: 4mg
Keyword chocolate, pear jam
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