Peach and Plum Jam

Peach and Plum Jam
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: British
  • 1kg (2lb 3oz) plums
  • 500g (1lb 2oz) not quite ripe peaches.
  • 1.5kg (3lb 5oz) sugar
  • 300ml (1/2 pint) water
  1. Prepare the peaches by covering them in boiling water and leaving them for 2 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a bowl of cold water, allow to cool and the skins should now come easily off the peaches.
  3. Place the combined fruits into the preserving pan, add the water, and heat gently until the fruit is soft and pulpy.
  4. Add the sugar and stir well to ensure that all the sugar is dissolved.
  5. Bring to the boil and boil briskly until setting point is reached.
  6. Transfer to warmed and sterile jars- seal well.

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