Red Plum Jam

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Ingredients

8 cups coarsely chopped red plums
1 (1 3/4-ounce) package powdered fruit pectin
8 cups sugar

Preparation

Combine plum pulp and fruit pectin in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute. Stir in sugar; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cook 30 minutes, stirring frequently, or until jam thickens and reaches desired consistency. Skim off foam with a metal spoon; discard.

Ladle jam into hot, sterilized jars, leaving 1/4-inch head space; cover at once with metal lids, and screw bands tight. Process in a boiling-water bath 10 minutes.

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Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes

January 1984