Spiced Plum Jam with Walnuts Recipe

spiced plum jam with walnuts

All Plum Jams are really easy to make as plums have a lot of pectin so setting is seldom a problem.

Ingredients for Spiced Plum Jam with Walnuts:

  • 4 lbs (1.8 kg) plums, halved and stoned
  • 1 pint (570 ml) water
  • 2 inch (5 cm) piece of cinnamon stick
  • 4 lb  (1.8 kg)  sugar
  • 3 oz (84 g) walnuts, finely chopped

Method for Plum Jam:

  1. Put the plums in a pan with the water and cinnamon. Simmer until the the fruit is very soft.
  2. Test for pectin. (This should not be a problem).
  3. Remove the cinnamon stick and add the sugar, stirring until the sugar has dissolved.
  4. Bring to the boil and boil rapidly until the jam sets when tested.
  5. Remove any scum, cool slightly and then stir in the walnuts.
  6. Pour into hot sterilised jars and cover.
  7. Label when cool.

Makes around 6 lbs (2.7 kg) of Spiced Plum Jam with Walnuts.

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