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Plum Jelly

Ingredients
  Red plums 4 Pound
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 6 1⁄2 Cup (104 tbs)
  Liquid fruit pectin 3 Ounce (1/2 Bottle)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash plums.

MAKING
2. In a large saucepan, cook plums in water until they are soft.
3. Using a jelly bag, extract juice; should be 4 cups.
4. Into a large saucepan, put together juice; heat with constant stirring until the mixture begins to boil.
5. Stir in pectin and bring to a rolling boil; stir constantly and boil over high heat for 1 minute.
6. Remove pan from heat and skim.

FINALISING
7. Into sterilized hot jars, pour mixture leaving 1/8 inch empty on top of the jar.
8. Using a clean and dry kitchen towel, wipe the rim of jar and adjust lid.
9. Into a canner of boiling water, place the jars and process for about 5 minutes; start noting processing time after water in the canner returns to boiling.
10. Remove jars and place over a clean towel.
11. Let the jars cool down and seal completely until they are self-sealing type.
12. Alternately, hot mixture can be poured into sterilized jelly glasses leaving ½ inch on top.
13. Immediately pour melted paraffin to cover 1/8 inch of bottle.

SERVING
14. Use plum jelly to decorate food for kids.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Method: 
Canning
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Plum
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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