This simple, yet flavourful, homemade jam recipe is made with just three simple ingredients - plums, sugar and CERTO Pectin Crystals. On your next trip to the farmers' market, pick up some extra plums so you can make this delicious plum jam.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 152 Servings
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6 cups prepared plums (buy about 4 lb./1.8 kg plums)
1/2 cup water
1 box Certo Pectin Crystals
8 cups granulated sugar
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How do I make it ?
Pit, but do not peel, plums. Finely chop plums, place in medium saucepan. Stir in water. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer 5 min. Measure exactly 6 cups prepared plums into large saucepan. Add pectin crystals; mix well.
Bring to boil on high heat. Stir in sugar. Return to boil; cook 1 min. Remove from heat. Stir and skim 5 min. to prevent fruit from floating to surface.
Pour into warm sterilized jars, filling up to 1/4 inch from rims. Cover with lids. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours or until set.
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Keeping it Safe
This recipe will yield 9 (1-cup/250-mL) jars of jam plus a partially filled jar. Refrigerate the partially filled jar immediately and use within 3 weeks.
How to Accurately Measure the Sugar
To ensure accuracy of the sugar measure when preparing jams or jellies, use a dry measuring cup to measure the sugar, then place all the measured sugar in a separate bowl before adding it to the fruit mixture in saucepan.
Cooked jams and jellies can be stored unopened on the shelf for up to 1 year.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 0 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 0 mg
Carbohydrate 12 g
Fibre 0 g
Sugars 12 g
Protein 0 g
9-1/2 (1-cup/250-mL) jars or 152 servings, 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.