Plum Preserves

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Yield:

5 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 60
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 15.6 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 0.0 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg

Ingredients

6 cups sliced ripe plums (about 3 pounds)
2 1/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 (4-inch) cinnamon stick

Preparation

1. Combine plums and sugar in a large bowl; cover and let stand at room temperature 8 hours.

2. Combine plum mixture and remaining ingredients in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 15 minutes.

3. Uncover and cook over medium heat until reduced to 5 cups (about 1 hour), stirring and mashing fruit occasionally. Pour into a large bowl; cool completely. Discard cinnamon stick. Cover and refrigerate up to 2 weeks.

Note:

Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough,

June 2009
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