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Plum Preserves

Plum Preserves

Cooking Light JUNE 2009

  • Yield: 5 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 60
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 15.6g
  • Fiber: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 0.0mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg

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