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Plum Jam Recipe

January 9th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 5lbsItalian plums(any small plum, including wild plums)
  2. 5 3/4cupssugar
  3. 1lemon, juice and grated peel

DIRECTIONS

  1. Make a slit in sides of washed plums with a sharp knfe. Remove and discard pits, leaving plums whole.
  2. Arrange plums in bottom of heavy non-aluminum saucepan. Add sugar, lemon juice and peel. Set aside in a cool area overnight.
  3. Next morning bring plum mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Remove from heat and stir. Set aside in cool area 1 day.
  4. Nex morning bring plum mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, skimming frequently.
  5. Remove fruit from saucepan using a slotted spoon. Reserve.
  6. Boil liquid until syrup reaches the thread stage (or 230-degrees F on a candy thermometer).
  7. Add fruit to syrup and return to a boil. Cool completely.
  8. Pour into sterilized jars and seal.

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