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

Keywords for this recipe:PlumsStewedJamFruits
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
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Wash 1 kg plums.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
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Cut in half, remove the stone, then cut in half again.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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Pour 400 g caster sugar over, the juice of ½ lemon and 4 tablespoons water.

Cover and put on low heat.

Stage 4 - 15 min.
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Bring 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.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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If you don't like the skin, you can pass the stewed fruit through a sieve pushing it through with a maryse.
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.
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,866 Kcal or 16,186 Kj21 gr946 gr0 gr
193 %8 %89 %0 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
254 Kcal or 1,063 Kj1 gr62 gr0 gr
13 %1 %6 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
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