Very Fine Imperatrice Plum Marmalade

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By Eliza Acton

Published 1845

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  • Imperatrice plums (without the stalks) 6 lbs.: boiled 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Sugar 2 lbs.(ad


Weigh six pounds of the fruit when it is quite ripe, but before the frost has touched it; give each plum a cut as it is thrown into the preserving-pan, and when all are done boil them from thirty-five to forty minutes, taking out the stones as they rise to the surface, when they are quite detache