Easy Cherry Plum Jam Recipe: What to Make During Cherry Plum Season by Donna John
How have I never heard of cherry plums? On a trip to the grocery store, these tiny gems caught my eye. The fruit is more like a plum than a cherry, but the tartness makes a delicious jam that's perfect for biscuits, toast or even heated and spooned over ice cream.
This cherry plum jam recipe can be easy doubled. Share with friends and family!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
- 5 cups cherry plums, washed and pits removed
- 2 cups sugar
- 1/8 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Here’s how to make it:
- In a pot, combine the cherry plums, sugar and lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Cook, stirring often, about 20 minutes. Stir in vanilla.
- Pour into an airtight container or jar. Cool completely, then store in the refrigerator. For long-term storage, pour into sterilized jars and finish with a water bath. (Learn more about how to can summer fruit.)
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