Plum and Mulled Wine Jam


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


  • 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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