Plum Jam

posted by Nalani 03-27-99 8:26 AM

Plum Jam

3 1/2 pounds of plums to make 6 cups of fruit.
1 package pectin
8 1/2 Cups sugar (sour plums) or 7 Cups sugar (sweet plums)
1/2 cup water

Wash and pit firm ripe plums; do not peel. Cut into small pieces and crush thoroughly. Add 1/2 cup water and pectin and boil for 1 minute. Add sugar and continue stirring and bring to a full rolling boil that cannot be stirred down. Boil hard for 4 minutes. Remove from heat.

Pour into clean sterilized jars. Seal with melted paraffin.

Yield 14 6 fluid oz glass jars.

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