Carrot Cake Jam Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

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Caroline Published: December 22, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Carrot Cake Jam Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This grilled cheese sandwich comes in the sweetest version packed with carrot jam, cream cheese, and more. Whip this up in just under an hour.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ¾cupcarrots,finely grated
  • ¾cupapples,chopped, cored, peeled
  • ¾cuppineapple,crushed canned, including juice
  • tbsplemon juice
  • ½tspground cinnamon
  • ¼tspground nutmeg
  • tspground cloves
  • 1.75ozlow-sugar powdered fruit pectin
  • cupssugar
  • 8ozcream cheese
  • 12Hawaiian Bread slices
  • 6tbspbutter

Instructions

Carrot Cake Jam:

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the carrots, apples, pineapple with juice, lemon juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.

  2. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring frequently.

  3. Reduce the heat, cover, then boil gently for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  4. Remove from heat, then whisk in the pectin until dissolved.

  5. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring frequently.

  6. Add the sugar all at once, then return to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly.

  7. Boil hard, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.

  8. Remove from heat, then skim off the foam. Let cool.

Grilled Cheese Sandwich:

  1. Spread a thick layer of cream cheese on each side of the sandwich, then spread on a thick layer of carrot cake jam. Close the sandwich.

  2. Melt ½ tablespoon of butter on a griddle on low heat.

  3. Add the sandwich onto the butter, then cook on medium low for 3 to 4 minutes.

  4. Using a spatula, pick up the sandwich, then drop another ½ tablespoon of butter onto the griddle.

  5. Lower the other side of sandwich onto the butter, then cook for another 3 to 4 minutes.

  6. Repeat with the remaining sandwiches.

  7. Serve warm, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 631.95kcal
  • Fat: 26.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.08g
  • Trans Fat: 0.48g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.61g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.88g
  • Carbohydrates: 93.81g
  • Fiber: 3.52g
  • Sugar: 58.82g
  • Protein: 8.92g
  • Cholesterol: 72.11mg
  • Sodium: 447.80mg
  • Calcium: 129.47mg
  • Potassium: 250.72mg
  • Iron: 2.35mg
  • Vitamin A: 363.88µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.99mg
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