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Minatamis na Langka in a jar
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Minatamis na Langka

Sweetened Jackfruit is easy to make with only three ingredients and so delicious. Enjoy on its own or use in other yummy dessert recipes!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 Cups


  • 2 pounds about 4 cups) ripe jackfruit flesh, pitted
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar


  • Wash pitted jackfruit and drain well.
  • In a sauce pan over medium heat, combine water and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring regularly until sugar is dissolved.
  • Add jackfruit and continue to cook for about 7 to 10 minutes or until syrup is thickened (the longer you cook, the thicker the syrup).
  • Remove from heat and allow to slightly cool. Transfer to clean jars with a tight-fitting lid and refrigerate for future use.


Langka secretes a white resin. Coat knife and chopping board with oil for easy clean-up. Coat your hands with oil or wear gloves to protect from the sticky substance.