Delight of butternut with spices, from the Magnanerie de Dions

FR - Here is a beautiful recipe shared by Pascale Fuchs from the Magnanerie de Dions, for Christmas.

douceur butternutt©valerie fuchs, magnanerie de dions


Original and gently spiced, this recipe will surprise your taste buds and your Xmas guests. 

"Perfect for a gourmet Christmas breakfast or, why not, to accompany your traditional foie gras toast", this butternut delight with spices can also be the ideal "homemade gift idea to put under the Christmas tree!"



​​​​​​​600 g cooked butternut, 1/2 orange juice, 1/2 lime juice, 300 g white sugar, 1 bag of vanilla sugar, 1 cinnamon stick, 1 star anise, some ginger.



Peel and cut the butternut into small pieces. Cover and cook in a saucepan with some water.

Drain and put in a bowl.


staranise©wikimedia commons​​​​​​​Add the other ingredients and leave to infuse overnight.

Return to the pan, bring to the boil and leave to simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. 

Remove the spices and blend with a plunger.


Bring back to the boil and put in marmelade jars. 

Close and turn the jars upside down for sterilisation.


La magnanerie maison©nb uzessentiel​​​​​​​The right address: La Magnanerie de Dions, Slow, Nature and Ecoresponsible guest house qualified Ecogestes, 12 rue du Grès, 30190 Dions. Tel 06 80 20 90 66.

To read or re-read, our articleFR - dedicated to Pascale Fuchs.

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