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Stewed plums

Stewed plums

Quick and simple, stewed plums can also be spread like jam.

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Last modified on: June 27th 2010

For 1 kg, you will need:

Change for: 500 g 1 kg 2 kg 3 kg

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
23 min.15 min.38 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Step by step recipe

1 Stewed plums : Photo of step #1Wash 1 kg plums. 5 min.
2 Stewed plums : Photo of step #2Cut in half, remove the stone, then cut in half again. 10 min.
3 Stewed plums : Photo of step #3Pour 400 g caster sugar over, the juice of ½ lemon and 4 tablespoons water.

Cover and put on low heat.
3 min.
4 Stewed plums : Photo of step #4Bring slowly to the boil, and leave to cook for 5 minutes, then remove the lid and cook for a further 5 minutes.

It's ready.
15 min.
5 Stewed plums : Photo of step #5If you don't like the skin, you can pass the stewed fruit through a sieve pushing it through with a maryse. 5 min.

Remarks

Try varying the quantity of sugar depending on how sweet or tart you prefer your stewed plums.

You can use any variety of plums you can find, but do check the flavour, as stewed plums (rather like stewed apricots) often tend to be rather tart.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
386621 gr946 gr0 gr
193 %8 %89 %0 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2541 gr62 gr0 gr
13 %1 %6 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 1 kg : 3.77 €

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