Plum Conserve No. 1

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 3 lbs. blue plums or prunes
  • 1 lb. seeded raisins
  • 3 oranges, cut in small pieces
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 3 lbs. sugar
  • 1 lb. English walnuts, broken in chunks


Wash the plums, remove the stones and cut them into small pieces. Mix. Place in preserving kettle, on stove, let come slowly to the boiling point and cook steadily until the fruit is clear and thick. Put in jelly glasses or jars.