Rum Jam with Raisins and Nuts

Ingredients for making plum jam with raisins and nuts.

  1. Plums 1 kilogram
  2. Sugar 400-500 grams (to taste)
  3. Cinnamon 1 stick
  4. Orange 1 piece (small)
  5. Lemon 1/2 pieces
  6. Raisins 150 grams
  7. Walnuts 150 grams
  • Main Ingredients: Orange, Plum, Sugar


Saucepan, wooden spoon, ladle, kitchen knife, cutting board, glass jars with lids.

Cooking plum jam with raisins and nuts:

Step 1: chop the plums.

Rinse the plums properly and cut into halves. Be sure to remove the seeds and remove twigs, leaves and other plant debris.

Step 2: chop the citrus fruits.

Rinse citrus fruits in warm water and cut into very thin circles, getting along the bitter seeds.

Step 3: cook the fruits.

Pour into a pan with a thick bottom 50 milliliters water and stack plums with orange and lemon. Add cinnamon and granulated sugar.
Gently mix the fruits and heat them over low heat. Sugar should slowly melt, and plums secrete juice. Do not forget to stir gently so as not to crush the fruit.

When everything boils and you see a pink foam, spot on the watch 25 minutes and boil fruit all this time, remembering to stir and remove the froth.

Step 4: add nuts and raisins.

After 25 minutes add washed raisins and peeled walnuts to the jam. Stir, wait until everything boils again and cook another 1 minute.

Step 5: we prepare plum jam with raisins and nuts.

Arrange the plum jam just removed from the fire in sterile, warmed cans. Wipe off the edges of the container if dirty, and tighten the covers tightly. Place the cans with the workpiece upside down on 10 minutes.

Then turn the jam back and, wrapping it with a blanket or a dense blanket, leave to cool. And when the jars and their contents become room temperature, hide the jam in a cool closet.

Step 6: serve plum jam with raisins and nuts.

Plum jam with raisins and nuts can be served as a complement to the dessert or to prepare homemade cakes with it. Tasty in any case.
Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- The amount of sugar depends on how sweet you want to get jam, and on how acidic your plums are.

- Plums can be taken even immature, then the jam will turn out with a brighter sourness.

- For jam preparation you will need two cans, 800 grams each. Rinse and sterilize them in the oven so that the plum jam is well and stored for a long time.