Red Plum Jelly



5 half pints

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


5 1/2 cups red plum juice
1 (1 3/4-ounce) package powdered fruit pectin
7 1/2 cups sugar


Combine plum juice and powdered pectin in a flat-bottomed kettle, stirring well; bring to a rolling boil, stirring constantly. Add sugar, and return to a rolling boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and skim off foam with a metal spoon.

Quickly ladle jelly into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Cover with metal lids, and screw bands tight. Process jelly in boiling-water bath 5 minutes.