Gingery Plum Jam

Total Time
2hrs 5mins
5 mins
2 hrs

This is my gingery variation on my neighbor's recipe.

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  1. Combine plums and water in a Dutch oven, and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes or until tender.
  3. Stir in sugar, juice, ginger, and rind.
  4. Cook over medium heat 40 minutes, until thick or a candy thermometer reaches 210÷.
  5. Stir mixture occasionally.
  6. (Do not overcook or mixture will scorch).
  7. Cool.
  8. Discard lemon rind.
  9. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks.