Date Jam

Date Jam

Servings: 4 people


  • 1 kg of fresh yellow dates
  • 500g of sugar
  • 2 clementines
  • Blanched almonds
  • ½ lemon
  • 1 handful of cloves


  1. Zest the clementines
  2. Peel the dates and boil in 1L of water for 10 minutes. Once they begin to be tender, remove from heat and let cool. Keep the cooking juices
  3. Pit the dates by pressing to let the core out (keep the whole fruit ). Replace the stone with an almond and a little bit of Clementine zest.
  4. In a saucepan incorporate ½ liter of cooking juices , ½ liter of water , sugar and lemon juice . Bring to a boil and continue boiling for 15 minutes
  5. Add the stuffed dates and cloves and cook briskly, over high heat, for about 20 minutes. Lower the flame and allow the preparation to thicken
  6. Once the preparation thickens, turn off the heat and fill in jars. Close the jars and leave overnight.