Plum jam with spices
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: French
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Serves: 8 jars
  • 2 kg. of plums
  • 1.2 kg. of sugar
  • the juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 level teaspoon of gingerbread spices (coriander, star anise, cinnamon, clove)
  1. Wash, seed and dice plums.
  2. Mix fruits with sugar, lemon juice and spices.
  3. Leave to rest one night in your fridge.
  4. The next day, cook the mixture in a large pot on medium/low heat for around 60 minutes.
  5. Remove foam regularly monitoring the cooking process.
  6. To check if the jam is ready, drop a bit of jam on top of a clean plate and if it sticks fill in your sterilised jars. Do not hesitate to place your plate in your fridge, so the jam will cool down more quickly.
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