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Cinnamon Plum Jam Recipe

Cinnamon Plum Jam Recipe

When I share this slightly sweet jam with family and friends, it disappears quickly. Through the years, I've learned to make more than one batch!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Process: 10 min. YIELD:56 servings

Ingredients

  • 7 cups sugar
  • 5 cups coarsely ground peeled plums (about 2-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup bottled lemon juice
  • 1 package (1-3/4 ounces) powdered fruit pectin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. In a Dutch oven, combine sugars, plums, water and lemon juice. Bring to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Stir in pectin. Continue to boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • 2. Remove from heat; skim off foam. Ladle hot mixture into seven hot half-pint jars, leaving 1/4-in. headspace. Remove air bubbles and adjust headspace, if necessary, by adding hot mixture. Wipe rims. Center lids on jars; screw on bands until fingertip tight.
  • 3. Place jars into canner with simmering water, ensuring that they are completely covered with water. Bring to a boil; process for 10 minutes. Remove jars and cool. Yield: 7 half-pints.
Editor's Note: The processing time listed is for altitudes of 1,000 feet or less. Add 1 minute to the processing time for each 1,000 feet of additional altitude.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 110 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.