Sweet Potato Jam Euphoria


Embark on a culinary adventure with Sweet Potato Jam Euphoria, where the humble sweet potato is transformed into an unexpectedly delightful spread. This recipe offers a unique twist on traditional jam, combining the natural sweetness and earthy tones of sweet potatoes with a hint of warm spices, creating a versatile and heartwarming addition to your pantry.

Sweet Potato Jam Euphoria

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: About 2 cups
  • Serving Size: 1 tablespoon

Nutritional Profile (per tablespoon)

  • Calories: 35 kcal
  • Protein: 0.5 g
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Sugar: 7 g


Sweet potatoes, peeled and diced (500g / 1.1 lbs / 17.6 oz)

  • Granulated sugar (200g / 7 oz)
  • Water (300ml / 10 oz)
  • Lemon juice (30ml / 2 tbsp / 1 oz)
  • Ground cinnamon (2g / 0.07 oz)
  • Ground nutmeg (1g / 0.03 oz)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Cook Sweet Potatoes: Boil sweet potatoes in water until tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. Mash and Mix: Drain and mash the sweet potatoes. Add sugar, water, lemon juice, cinnamon, and nutmeg to the mashed sweet potatoes.
  3. Simmer: Cook the mixture over low heat, stirring frequently, until it thickens, about 20 minutes.
  4. Blend for Smoothness: For a smoother texture, blend the mixture using a hand blender or food processor.
  5. Jar and Cool: Transfer the jam to sterilized jars. Let it cool completely before sealing.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Sweet Potato Choice: Use fresh, organic sweet potatoes for the best flavor.
  • Texture Variations: Adjust the blending process for a chunkier or smoother jam as preferred.
  • Storage: Store in a cool, dry place or refrigerate for longer shelf life.


Can I reduce the sugar in this recipe?

Yes, adjust sugar to taste, but keep in mind that it helps preserve the jam.

How long does this jam last?

Properly stored, it can last up to 3 weeks in the refrigerator.

What can I pair this jam with?

It's great on toast, with cheese, or as a filling for pastries.