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Matrimony Jam

  Plums 3 Cup (48 tbs), pitted, peeled and chopped (Use Ripe Ones)
  Pared cored firm pears 3 Cup (48 tbs), chopped
  Pared cored cooking apples 3 Cup (48 tbs), chopped
  Orange sections 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)

Combine the plums, pears, apples, orange sections and 1/2 cup water in a large kettle.
Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
Add the sugar and stir over moderate heat until dissolved.
Boil over high heat, stirring frequently, for 25 to 40 minutes or until moderately thickened.
Do not overcook.
Remove from heat and ladle immediately into hot jelly jars or canning jars.
Fill to within 1/8 inch of tops and screw caps on evenly and tightly.
Invert for several seconds and stand jars upright to cool.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6280 Calories from Fat 30

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.6%

Saturated Fat 0.34 g1.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 82.4 mg3.4%

Total Carbohydrates 1623 g541.2%

Dietary Fiber 47.4 g189.5%

Sugars 1512.7 g

Protein 8 g17%

Vitamin A 49.4% Vitamin C 193.5%

Calcium 15.3% Iron 17.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Matrimony Jam Recipe