Greengage Jam, or Marmalade

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By Eliza Acton

Published 1845

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  • Greengages, stoned and skinned, 6 lbs.:50 minutes.
  • Sugar, lbs.:5 to 8 minutes


When the plums are thoroughly ripe, take off the skins, stone, weigh, and boil them quickly without sugar for fifty minutes, keeping them well stirred; then to every four pounds add three of good sugar reduced quite to powder, boil the preserve from five to eight minutes longer, and clear off the