Plum Jam

Preparation info

  • Yields about

    5 lb

    .
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Farmhouse Kitchen

Farmhouse Kitchen

By Audrey Ellis

Published 1971

  • About

Ingredients

  • 3 lb. plums
  • 3 lb. sugar
  • ¼—¾ pint

Method

Remove the stalks and put the washed plums into a pan with the water. Sweet, juicy plums will need only ¼ pint water, but the hard cooking variety will need about ¾ pint. Simmer gently until the fruit is well broken down. Stir in the sugar and cook over a low heat, then boil rapidly. Remove the plum stones as they rise to the surface. When setting point is reached, remove from the heat, skim an