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Mammee Apple

Caribbean Apricot (Mammee Apple) Jam

Cuisine Caribbean, Haiti
Author Annick Megie


  • 1 part Caribbean apricot (Mammee Apple)
  • 1 part sugar
  • Cinnamon stick


  1. Peel the fruit, cut it into thin slices and cook in one cup of water. Once the fruit pieces are tender, add the sugar and cinnamon.
  2. Bring to a boil and let cook until the liquid thickens. Remove the foam if necessary. Once your jam is ready, let it cool in a glass jar and keep refrigerated.

Cook's Notes

  • This recipe is based on a pound of fruits cut into thin slices.
  • If you happen to have less fruits, just remember that a good jam usually has in equal parts of fruit and sugar, and adjust the measurements accordingly.