Jujube Date Jam

Course sauce
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 12 hours
Cook Time 7 minutes
Servings 11
Calories 78 kcal


  • 6 ounces dried jujube dates
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water


  1. Cover jujube dates with water and soak overnight. Cover with wet cloth to keep dates submerged in the water.

  2. Place rehydrated dates in Instant Pot or pressure cooker. Add sugar and 1 cup water. Cook at high pressure for 7 minutes. Natural release 10 minutes then quick release pressure. Let dates cool.

  3. Remove pits from dates. Place in a food processor with any remaining liquid. Process until smooth. Strain pulp. This should yield about 11 ounces of jujube date puree/jam.

Nutrition Facts
Jujube Date Jam
Amount Per Serving
Calories 78
% Daily Value*
Sodium 1mg 0%
Potassium 101mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 18g
Calcium 0.6%
Iron 0.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.