Cinnamon Plum Jam

Cinnamon Plum Jam

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"When I share this slightly sweet jam with family and friends, it disappears quickly. Through the years, I've learned to make more than one batch!"
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25 m servings
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  1. In a large kettle, combine sugars, plums, water and lemon juice. Bring to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Stir in pectin; return to a full rolling boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; stir in cinnamon. Skim off foam. Pour hot jam into hot jars, leaving 1/4-in. headspace. Adjust caps. Process for 10 minutes in a boiling-water bath.

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This was my first attempt ever at canning and I'm so surprised it worked! The jam is very sweet, a bit tangy and a bit spicy. I left the peels on (how could anyone peel those things?) and they j...

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I've got an awful lot of experience with canning and I just could not get this to set up. I was sure the others that couldn't get it to set were doing something wrong, but I didn't have any bet...

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This was my first attempt ever at canning and I'm so surprised it worked! The jam is very sweet, a bit tangy and a bit spicy. I left the peels on (how could anyone peel those things?) and they j...

Works great, tastes great, looks beautiful! Next time I'll skip the peeling (my plums were small!) and skim out the peels during cooking.

Very good flavor regardless of my mistake. I had so many plums I added equal amounts of plums to sugar and ended up with syrup instead of jam. Great with waffles and pancakes. I've even substi...

I make lots of jam and sell it at our local farmers' market so I thought I would try this recipe. It turned out great, but I followed the conventional way to make jam which is; combine plums, wa...

Im not a jam fan but this is lovely, especially on English scones! I'll definately make this again!

Great recipe! However had problems getting jam to set so increased pectin to 1 1/2 pkgs and worked great after that. I also took the advice of one of the other reviews and did not peel and it wo...

I had overripe plums and didn't have pectin so I used 1 tsp. unflavored gelatin. Some in the fridge and some in the freezer - delicious!

I've got an awful lot of experience with canning and I just could not get this to set up. I was sure the others that couldn't get it to set were doing something wrong, but I didn't have any bet...

I loved this recipie. The cinnamon was subtle but gave the jam just a little bit extra flaver. The only changes that I made was to the cooking order. I followed the cooking directions that ca...

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