Spiced Plum Jam

Spiced Plum Jam


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About this recipe: This is a great jam to make when plums are in-season. The delicious fruitiness of this jam is complemented by the cloves, cinnamon and gingerbread spice.


Serves: 25 

  • 3kg very ripe plums
  • 500g caster sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • gingerbread spices, to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Extra time:8hr soaking  ›  Ready in:11hr15min 

  1. Wash plums, dry and remove stones. Cut into small pieces and mix with sugar. Allow plums to soak overnight.
  2. Place plums into a heavy pot and bring to the boil while stirring constantly. Reduce temperature to a gentle simmer. Simmer uncovered for 2-3 hours, stirring often. Once the plums begins to thicken, stir in gingerbread spice.
  3. Fill into clean screw-cap jars.

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