Plum and Mulled Wine Jam

Ingredients:

1.8 kg red plums, halved and stoned

375ml red wine

mulled wine spices (e.g. cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves or whatever you like)

piece orange zest, without pith

1.8 kg granulated sugar

Method:

  • Put plums and wine in large pan.
  • Place spices and zest in a spice ball or muslin bag and add to pan.
  • Bring to boil and simmer gently for 15-20 mins or until plum skins are soft.
  • Remove spices and add sugar, stirring until dissolved.
  • Bring to boil and boil rapidly for about 10 mins, or until setting point. Remove any scum.
  • Pour into sterilized jars and seal and label.
  • Makes 6lb jam.

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