Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Yield: 4 pints
- 3 pounds firm plums, peeled and cut into eighths, seeds discarded
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
- 7-1/2 cups sugar
- 1 (3-ounce) package commercial pectin
Stir in sugar. Return heat to high and bring back to a rolling boil while constantly stirring. Add pectin and return to a boil while stirring. Continue to stir and boil for 1 minute, then remove from heat. Let rest for 1 minute, then skim off any foam.
Pour even amounts into sterilized jars, leaving 1/8-inch of space at the top. Wipe rims and seal with sterilized lids. Process in boiling water for 5 minutes. Remove, let cool, and label jars. Store plum jam in a cool, dry place.
Yield: 4 pints jam
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