Plum Jam Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Plums3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs) (prepared)
 Sugar4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
 Powdered pectin1 3⁄4 Ounce (1 package)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 503 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.23 g0.35%

Saturated Fat 0.01 g0.07%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 61.9 mg2.6%

Total Carbohydrates 128 g42.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.5%

Sugars 126.6 g

Protein 0.57 g1.1%

Vitamin A 5.6% Vitamin C 12.8%

Calcium 0.6% Iron 0.83%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Wash and remove pits from about 3 lbs.
ripe plums cut into pieces, crush, and add 1/4 cup water.
Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
Place 3 1/2 cups plums in large kettle over high flame, add pectin, .mix well, and stir constantly until mixture boils rapidly.
Add sugar at once, stirring constantly.
Bring to boil while stirring, and boil exactly 1 minute.
Remove from heat,skim top, and pour quickly into hot sterilized glasses.
Seal and store with paraffin.