Butternut Vanilla Jam is so good! A different use for the squash in your cold storage that will be a hit with the family.
If you don’t have vanilla beans it’s no problem. They are so expensive anymore that an easy replacement is Vanilla Paste. So very very good that you’ll have to use your willpower to keep from eating it out of the jar.
Butternut Vanilla Jam
- 8 cups diced butternut squash
- 4 3/4 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 tbsp vanilla paste
- 1 box pectin
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- Combine the squash, sugar, lemon juice, and water in a potBring to a boilAdd vanilla pasteBring to a boil that you cannot stir downAdd 1 box or 6 tablespoons of bulk pectinBring back up to a boil for 1 minuteTurn off heatLadle into jarsWipe rims, add lids and ringsWater bath for 10 minutes