July 7, 2010

Plum Jelly

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I know I blog about jelly a lot (strawberry, cherry, blackberry......and now plum) but since I got the new steam juicer, it's so easy!! My neighbor was working in his yard close to the road as I was making my way home from picking up chicken and goat feed yesterday. His plum trees are covered in plums. I stopped and asked if I could have some. He said yes!
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I picked a two gallon bucket full, washed them and threw them in my steam juice.
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About an hour and a half later I had a gallon of beautiful plum juice.
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Today, I made 8 1/2 pints of plum jelly!
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Yum!
5 1/2 cups juice
1 box Sure-Jell pectin
6 1/2 cups sugar
Boil pectin and juice to rolling boil, add sugar, return to rolling boil while stirring. Boil hard for 1 minute. Pour into hot jars, add lids and bands. Process in boiling water bath for 5 minutes!

7 comments:

Cheryl said...

Can I put in my order? lol

Julie Harward said...

Just beautiful...nectar of the Gods...made by woman! LOL

Rose said...

MMMMM.... looks soooo yummy!!

Millie said...

I'm jealous! My plum tree doesn't have very many on it this year. I'm hoping to get enough to try plum wine.

Callie said...

mmm... That is such beautiful jelly. I don't can and this is the first I have heard about a stem juicer. What a great invention. Makes me want to get one and start canning.

~mel said...

Yum is right! I love plums ~ and plum jelly is right up there too!!

Snappy Di said...

Looks delish! Bet the family will enjoy it.

Di

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