PLUM JAM


Ingredients

5 lb (2.3kg) Plums
6 1⁄2 lb (3kg) Sugar
1⁄2 Pint (150ml) Water
1⁄2 Bottle Certo

plum jelly


Method
  • Wash plums, cut into pieces, removing as many of the stones as desired.
  • Put the fruit and water into a large pan.
  • Bring to the boil stirring constantly.
  • Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add sugar, heat slowly until the sugar has dissolved, stirring continually, then bring to a full rolling boil.
  • Boil hard for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, then remove from the heat and stir in the Certo.
  • Skim, if necessary, pot and cover in the usual way.

MAKES 10lb OF JAM