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Now THIS is a game changer! This is a clever way to make use of waste – who knew the rinds could be reused to make something sweet and lovely? Here’s what you need:

  • 1 lb watermelon skin (green rind is peeled, white skin is chopped in cubes)
  • 10 oz. golden caster sugar (or substitute with super fine sugar, ground until fine in the food processor)
  • 4 limes, halved and thinly sliced
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To make the jam is only 3 easy steps:

1. Mix all the ingredients together in a container, cover with cling film, and leave in the refrigerator overnight.

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2. Cook the mixture in a non-reactive saucepan over low heat

for 50 minutes or until the watermelon skin turns translucent. Make sure the sugar melts before it boils.

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3. Pour into sterilized jars, seal and let cool. Store in the refrigerator. It should keep unopened for several months.

 

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We found this incredible recipe here! Check out our other brilliant watermelon recipes.

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