Plum Butter (Jam)
A delicious fruit butter to spread on warm bread, toast or scones, or use it to sandwich a sponge cake. A lovely way to preserve the flavour of local plums for enjoyment year-round. Watch this recipe being made in
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3 (300ml) jars
2kg plums, stones removed and diced
25 min › Cook:
7 hours › Extra time:
14 hours resting › Ready in:
21 hours 25 min
Place plums in a large, deep saucepan. Add a little bit of water to prevent burning. Heat over very low heat and simmer for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
Once plums have cooked down, remove from heat and set aside for 2 hours.
Place saucepan back over low heat and cook gently for 2 to 3 hours.
Remove from heat and set aside overnight at room temperature.
The next day, place the saucepan back over low heat. Cook gently for 2 hours.
Remove from heat and let stand at room temperature for 2 hours.
Place saucepan over medium heat and bring to the boil. Add sugar and simmer for 15 minutes, until thickened.
Ladle into sterilised jars and seal.
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