Plum preserve

    3 hours 5 min

    This sweet and sour plum preserve with walnuts is a delicious accompaniment for roast goose or turkey. Slow cooking the plums in the oven coaxes the best flavour out of the fruit.

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    Makes: 4 Gläser

    • 3.5kg ripe plums
    • 450g caster sugar
    • 4 tablespoons red vine vinegar
    • 50g walnuts, chopped

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:2hr45min  ›  Ready in:3hr5min 

    1. Cut plums in half and remove stones. Place the plum halves in a single layer on a large baking tray with tall sides (this is necessary so that the juice does not spill on to the bottom of your oven).
    2. Sprinkle chopped walnuts o.n top
    3. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6; cook until plums are very soft, about 2 hours and 45 minutes. Transfer plums with all the juice into a large bowl; stir till smooth. Spoon into sterilised jars and seal with tight-fitting lids.

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