Jams

Plum jam: the delicious recipe


Plum jam is a staple for late summer.

It is both delicious and easy to make, allowing the generous production of your plum tree to flow.

Whatever the variety of plums, mirabelle plum, quetsche or even Reine-Claude, the result should meet your expectations.

From picking to potting, follow our advice for a successful plum jam.

Ingredients:

2kg of rather ripe plums

1.5 kg of granulated sugar

The juice of 2 lemons

Preparation time for the plum jam:

Preparation time :
About 30 min

Cooking time :
20-25 min depending on the variety and maturity of the plums

This is the most commonly used basic recipe but it is quite possible to garnish it with other fruits, spices or flavors that you choose according to your tastes.

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  • Plum: health benefits and virtues

Plum jam recipe

Preferably choose ripe plums because the more they are, the more they are naturally full of sugar.

Wash thoroughly your plums in cold water without damaging them, then drain them to remove the remaining water.

  • Then dry them in a clean cloth.
  • Remove the stems from the plums, cut them in half and remove the stones.
  • Put them in a
  • Add the sugar and the juice of the 2 lemons.
  • Mix everything delicately to distribute the plums and sugar evenly.
  • Let the plums and sugar sit for 12 hours until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Bring to the boil and keep it boiling for about twenty minutes, stirring constantly, especially if your container tends to hang.
  • Then reduce the heat to a minimum

Make sure the plum jam is well cooked:

  • To make sure the plums are well cooked, pour a tablespoon into a cold plate and see if it freezes. If so, your jam is ready.
  • Leave to rest for a few minutes before putting in jars then let cool once the lid is closed.

Notice to comments and variations of plum jams!

Also find the other homemade jam recipes

  • Read also : all you need to know about plum cultivation
  • Plum: health benefits and virtues
  • Also discover all our articles devoted to the plum tree and plum-based recipes

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