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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Red Plum Jam 2

Was browsing through some jam/preserves recipes, particularly the methods.  This method seems to be an easy way to make nice jam and I hope the sweetness is acceptable to all.

Ingredients
[makes about 2 bottles x 400 gm]
500-550 gm red plums - washed and seed removed, cut into small pieces
300-350 gm sugar
2 tbsp lemon juice


  1. Place a saucer in the freezer [for testing if jam is ready].
  2. Mix sugar with cut fruits until sugar melts.
  3. Place mixture in a heavy base pot or non-stick pan.  Add in lemon juice.
  4. Bring to a boil then simmer until jam gels up [stir the jam occasionally throughout the cooking].  This takes about 30 minutes.
  5. Spoon a little of jam onto cooled saucer.  Return to freezer for about 3-5 minutes.  If the jam wrinkles up when push with a finger, the jam is ready.
  6. Store jam in sterilised glass container.  Refrigerate jam.






3 comments:

Phong Hong said...

Kimmy, the colour of the plum jam is beautiful! Must be very nice to eat with warm toast and butter :)

kimmy said...

Hello Phong Hong, yes it is, I'm very happy with it. The texture is like those imported from Belgium & ...but all ingredients are natural, no additives etc......Very economical, worth making your own.

Carole said...

Kimmy, thanks for helping to build the "plummy" collection. Love plum jam. Cheers

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